February 28, 2018

‘How to Coach Girls:’ Developing team chemistry

The following is an excerpt from “How to Coach Girls,” written by Mia Wenjen and Alison Foley. Foley is the head women’s soccer coach at Boston College, where she has led her teams to the postseason during 13 consecutive seasons. Wenjen is an e...

February 13, 2018

Oregon approves state tournament for girls wrestling

Oregon's activities association on Monday voted to sanction a state tournament for girls wrestling beginning with the 2018-19 school year. Oregon becomes the seventh state to launch such an event. Outside of lacrosse, girls wrestling has been amon...

June 27, 2017

Six Utah girls suing for chance to play high school football

A group of girls are suing three Utah school districts, alleging they are not treated fairly because the schools do not provide girls-only football programs. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court, claims "[The] districts fail to provide equal...

May 18, 2016

Poll: Are boys/girls programs in your school treated equally?

In April, Coach and Athletic Director asked coaches whether the boys and girls teams in their schools were treated equally. Title IX offers greater protection for girls and women's programs, but each year dozens of complaints are filed against scho...

June 24, 2015

Study: Georgia, D.C. lead nation in gender equity gaps

Nearly two-thirds of Georgia high schools have large gender equity gaps that could indicate girls are not being provided with enough opportunities to play sports, according to the National Women's Law Center. [caption id="attachment_13147" align=...

June 18, 2015

Kansas extending distances of girls cross country meets

The distances at Kansas high school girls cross country state and regional meets will increase to 5,000 meters beginning with the upcoming season, the state athletic association announced this week. [caption id="attachment_13118" align="alignrig...

May 27, 2014

Montana Officials Worried About Participation Decline in Girls Sports

From DesertNews.comNine years ago at Memorial Stadium in Great Falls, Montana, the girls’ track team from Anaconda High School clinched a state championship as four athletes combined to win both the 400 and 1600 relays.Simply assembling a fours...


Coaching Boys and Girls in the Same Sport

Rockford High School (Rockford, Mich.) boys and girls soccer coach Steve Thomas offers his thoughts on coaching two varsity teams and how he manages his time....