Gaby Chau, a former fencer for Boston College, is one of the youngest coaches to lead an NCAA Division I team.
GoodSport caught up with former U.S. women’s ice hockey team member Shawna Davidson to discuss her incredible career and growing the game for the next generation.
Orlando Pride’s Toni Pressley defeated breast cancer, and now she’s using her voice to inspire other women to be proactive about getting tested.
Emily Jaenson of the Reno Aces is the first female General Manager in Minor League Baseball’s Pacific Coast League in nearly two decades.
These 10 women are some of the greatest coaches of all time–they have driven their own teams to greatness, and raised the level of play for all of women’s athletics.
The four women who make up the U.S. Women’s National Beach Volleyball team and the fourteen women who make up the U.S. Women’s National Indoor Volleyball team all carry with them a long list of accolades that displays their athletic prowess–these are just a few of those names you should know.
Although 2020 seasons continue to be put on hold, the NCAA will allow all student-athletes to wear patches on their uniforms for commemorative or social justice purposes moving forward.
The biggest names in U.S. Softball including Rachel Garcia who is set to compete in the Olympics.
In the first part of the 2019-2020 season, Sam Kerr, captain of the Australian National Team, relinquished her commitments to the W-League and the NWSL and signed with Chelsea FC Women, bringing her unmatched dominance to one of the greatest leagues in the world.
Women are changing the game in sports. Here are some of the trail blazers and role models that you should know.
These ten ballers not only dominated on the national stage, but also on the global stage.
Former UFC champion Miesha Tate came to the rescue when six-year-old Kai broke her arm atop Nevada’s Mount Charleston
Kelley O’Hara’s impressive soccer career spans numerous teams and positions, and she hopes to use her success to inspire other female athletes.
Megan Rapinoe is much more than just a soccer star on the Women’s United States national team. Rapinoe is a vocal social activist who never shies away from controversy.
Childhood prodigies Valentina and Antonina Shevchenko reign supreme in both kickboxing and MMA.
The 2020 WNBA Draft featured a number of successful NCAA women’s basketball players–these five are expected to make an immediate impact for their teams in the upcoming season.
Maryam Shojaei is the sister of Iranian soccer star Masoud Shojaei, and has been campaigning for all Iranian women to attend soccer games and put an end to a 40 year ban.
Gina Carano proved that there was a market for women’s mixed martial arts years before the sport’s mainstream success.
Why The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Is The Most Dominant And Beloved Squad On And Off The Field
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team has been one of the most successful and influential teams to wear the United States jersey, or any jersey, for that matter, over the past 25 years.
Taking adversity in stride can be one of the hardest lessons in sport, but no matter what role you play on the team, good sportsmanship is your greatest tool.
While Hilary Knight never intended on stepping into the spotlight, her poise and persistence on and off the ice has made her the face of change for USA Hockey.
The Memphis Grizzlies added Sonia Raman, all-time winningest coach in MIT athletics, to their staff as an assistant. Raman’s hire makes her the 14th woman in NBA history to hold a coaching position.
Columbian flyweight Alejandra “Azul” Laura’s viral 2019 weigh-in brought urgent attention to the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.
Ali Krieger’s road to success has been anything but a straight line, but her unwavering dedication to the sport and to her teammates make it easy to see why she is invaluable to the USWNT.
After two retirements and three children, International Tennis Hall-of-Famer Kim Clijsters is ready to compete on the world stage again.
Tatiana Suarez had her sights set on an Olympic gold medal, but discovered a new passion after thyroid cancer sidelined her from the 2012 Summer Games.
Sue Bird will go down in history as one of the best basketball players in the world, but she’s more concerned with what happens off the basketball court.
Overcoming adversity to win Olympic gold, swimmer and civil rights attorney Nancy Hogshead-Makar has dedicated her life to fight for equality.
Sarah Dowalo and Regan Ware began their softball collegiate careers at different schools, but transferred to La Salle University for a new environment.
The top prospect in the 2020 NHL Draft is represented by Émilie Castonguay, who could make history as the first female NHL agent to work with a No. 1 pick.
P.V. Sindhu became the youngest Indian Olympian to medal in an individual event when she was 21 years old. Since 2016, she’s already accomplished much more.
Mixed martial arts legend Cris Cyborg traveled to Uganda to provide clean drinking water to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
University of Colorado senior women’s administrator and former women’s basketball coach, Ceal Barry, retires after a storied career and 37 years in University of Colorado athletics.
Endurance athletes regularly push their bodies to places that many humans simply can’t. Here are 10 impressive endurance athletes you should know.
Adrienne Smith is a media entrepreneur and professional women’s tackle football player. She was inducted into the Women’s Football Hall of Fame in 2018.
Robin Wallace grew up playing baseball, but never thought a career in the MLB was possible. She’s now the league’s first female full-time scout.
From UCLA track star to coaching phenomenon, Caryl Smith Gilbert’s accolades continue to grow. Her 2015 conference honors include a historic win for women.
Kendall Coyne Schofield has competed on the highest world stage and made history. Now she’s encouraging young girls to do the same.
Deandra Duggans is a top marketer in one of the most powerful sports leagues in the U.S. She worked hard to land a big job with the Baltimore Ravens.
Army’s coach Kristen Skiera has been with the program since their start as a varsity sport, a position she has been in before at the rival Naval Academy.
Sara Cox’s refereeing career in rugby has only just begun, but it’s already a career destined for the history books.
We asked several sports megastars what the words GoodSport means to them. Not surprisingly, their answers are as inspiring as their journeys.
Mountain biker Kate Courtney is the first American to win the overall World Cup in 17 years and the fifth American woman in history.
Carol Hutchins, the winningest coach in NCAA softball and Michigan athletics history, knows more women belong in head coaching roles.
Amidst an unconventional year, the 2020 ESPYs honored humanitarian efforts and athletes fighting for social justice rather than athletic performances.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Weili Zhang put on a fight for the ages at UFC 248 in March 2020. The fight lasted five rounds and ended in a split decision.
Danielle O’Toole may have to wait to fulfill her dream of playing in the Olympics, but the former college star is improving her game at the professional level.
Sis Bates is a defensive wizard who has turned the college softball world into her own personal stage to show off her greatness.
Alyssa Nakken made MLB history when she joined the San Francisco Giants as a full-time coach in 2020.
“There are a lot of lessons to be learned from playing sports. Teamwork, leadership, winning, losing, competition – all elements of the workplace, especially in the professional sports world.”
MMA fighter Jordan Kaaze left her life in St. Paul, Minnesota, to help fight the global pandemic in New York City in spring 2020 as an ICU trauma nurse.
Brandi Rhodes wants to level the playing field in the male-dominated sport of professional wrestling. So she created a community for female fans.
Professional basketball player, Elena Delle Donne, is a superstar who exudes greatness in everything she does.
Several high-profile athletes are using the extra time created by the national lockdown for self-assessment and improvement.
Dr. Tricia DeLaMora, a pediatrician, has spent her entire career helping others but one of her most important medical moments came unexpectedly during a grueling triathlon.
We all know siblings have rivalries in sports. These siblings push each other to excel and are each other’s biggest fans.
EVERYBODY knows about Venus and Serena but there are many other super sisters in sports. Here are some that you may not have heard of.
Juggling motherhood and elite sports is a difficult task. These amazing moms moms have the uncanny ability to balance both.
“Life is so much bigger than sport, and life is meant to be full” says volleyball superstar, Kerri Walsh Jennings.
Abbey D’Agostino didn’t win a medal but earned global respect for an amazing act
Caroline Marks is already making waves. She has 17 national titles and a spot on the Team USA’s Olympic surf team, and her career is just beginning.
You might not have heard these names before, but watch out. These women are fearless and dominating their sport.
Neile Ivey will return home and replace the legendary Muffet McGraw as coach of Notre Dame women’s basketball.
LPGA golfer Stacy Lewis won The Cambia Portland Classic and donated her entire paycheck to Houston recovery efforts in the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey.
Top performers in every walk of life share one trait, confidence. Here are some words of wisdom from sports legends of yesterday and today.
Ronda Rousey is long gone but some amazing women are mixing up the mixed martial arts world.
There has been much talk lately about women competing for positions in traditionally male sports. Will it happen? Logic is on the side of yes.
Calling herself a “momma on a mission,” Dana Vollmer secured an Olympic berth shortly after having a child.
These are some amazing women who absolutely dominated at the collegiate level.
Winning is the first priority for any NCAA or NFL football team, and the sports community at large is starting to realize that women can add to the equation.
Angela Ruch is breaking barriers in sport, proving to the male-dominated NASCAR world that women are not only here to stay, but to win–raising kids and running businesses while they’re at it.
Basketball legend Sue Bird missed all of the 2019 WNBA season due to injury. Now, she has her sights set on another comeback.
Are you a sports fan seeking more from the male-dominated world of sports? Here are some great alternatives.
Brittany Lincicome had a baby in July of 2019 and returned to the LPGA Tour with her baby girl in tow. She shared the challenge and rewards of balancing both.
During this pandemic, athletes like Julie Ertz and Simone Biles are finding ways tohelp. Here are some athletes that are giving back in unique ways to support those who are in need.
A pioneer in women’s gaming, Steph Harvey holds her own in the sport.
Women have become fixtures in boxing, in part due to the popularity of one fighter, who is also the daughter of the sport’s most famous figure.
Athletes devote so much time to training and to their season, they need to find different ways to unwind. Here are a few ways to do so.
From Katie Ledecky to Allyson Felix to Mary Lou Retton, many women became household names on the world’s biggest stage.
Toddlers and tiaras? Nah, we like toddlers and training. These women might just be superhuman!
Suzy Whaley knocked down many barriers to become the first female president in the storied history of the PGA of America.
These 10 women are inspiring athletes that elevated their game higher than anyone else to become among the best female athletes of all time.
Lakatriona Brunson rose to fame for her role on truTV’s South Beach Tow. Now she spends her time on the football field as Florida’s first female head coach.
In the world’s oldest active street car endurance race there have been very few all-woman teams and none in the LMP2 Division until 2020.
Whether she’s on the mound or hitting, Rachel Garcia of UCLA has excelled enough to be considered the best player in college softball.
Kim Mulkey was part of Louisiana Tech for nearly 20 years, but when her loyalty wasn’t rewarded she found success elsewhere.
Against all odds, Katie Sowers coaches in the NFL and has made history in the process.
She paid her dues and is now the first Connecticut woman to be named the head coach of a high school football.
Sage Erickson is making waves in professional surfing. She won her second U.S. Open title in 2019, the first time the tournament awarded equal prize money.
Bethany Hamilton is known as the Soul Surfer for a reason. She has overcome more obstacles than most athletes; her biggest being the survival of a shark attack at the age of thirteen. She lost one of her arms in the attack, but that has not stopped her from achieving her goal.