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NCAA – 2014 CoachRank – Lessons From The Recently Departed
by All White Kit
posted July 17, 2014 at 1:09pm

As a part of calculating CoachRank numbers, I also looked at the coaches that left their position after the 2013 season to see if there were any patterns that emerged in regards to those coaches who departed.  The results are below, but here are some...more

A Safe Zone: 5 Keys to creating inclusive teams by Erica Quam @coachquam
by womenwhocoach
posted June 19, 2014 at 12:43am

A Safe Zone: 5 Keys to Creating Inclusive Teams by Erica Quam @coachquam...more

Contemplating the college transfer issue
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 29, 2014 at 2:39pm

College transfers have increased dramatically over the last 15 years, to the point where some feel that excitement for transfers now eclipses a school's desire to get the best freshmen. The public is keenly interested in who is transferring where. I saw i...more

NCAA Soccer – 3rd Annual AWK College Soccer Award Finalists + Fan Vote Links
by All White Kit
posted January 6, 2014 at 7:06pm

Here are the finalists for the 3rd Annual AWK College Soccer Awards. Fan vote poll right under. Fan vote closes Thursday morning, with winners announced soon after. Coach of the Year: Chugger Adair (Virginia Tech) Amanda Cromwell (UCLA) Steve Swanson (V...more

NCAA Soccer – 3rd Annual AWK College Soccer Award Semi-Finalists
by All White Kit
posted January 4, 2014 at 5:52pm

(Note to coaches: If you received a ballot but haven’t sent it in yet, you can still do so, but only votes towards semi-finalists will count in the final tally.) Top twelve vote getters + ties in each category are semi-finalists. Coach of The Year...more

Is It Worth It: Her Choice
by SportyEsquire
posted December 12, 2013 at 9:02pm

Last week, I published the first of part of this two-part series on the utility of women’s sports programs in college.  In part I, I reached the conclusion that, for the institutions, the value in women’s sports, in the form of institut...more

Is it Worth It:
by SportyEsquire
posted December 3, 2013 at 9:45pm

Should colleges continue to support women's athletics?...more

It's not Just Incognito
by SportyEsquire
posted November 8, 2013 at 9:29pm

Racism in Women's Sports...more

The Lady Trainers
by SportyEsquire
posted October 23, 2013 at 5:24pm

Earlier this week Sue Falsone announced via twitter that she was resigning from her position as the head athletic trainer (AT)* of the LA Dodgers.  In 2011, Falsone had become the first female head AT of a major league male professional team in the...more

Condi Comes to Play
by SportyEsquire
posted October 17, 2013 at 9:42pm

Yesterday Executive Director Bill Hancock announced who would sit on the 13-member College Football Playoff (CFP) Selection Committee.   The committee, which will pick the four teams that will vie in the playoff for the national championship n...more

by SportyEsquire
posted October 11, 2013 at 8:24am

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the latest NCAA scandals.  You know, theJohnny Manziel show, the Oklahoma State saga and the drama in the SEC.  If you’re not, click on those little highlighted words and catc...more

More Bad News for Stanford Women’s Basketball
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted September 29, 2013 at 4:18pm

The Stanford Women’s Basketball team announced via Twitter that red-shirt freshmen Aly Beebe will medically retire. The Twitter announcement was short, and there was no accompanying article on the Stanford Women’s Basketball website. But both ...more

Welcome To My Quarter Life Crisis
by GAzevedo
posted August 9, 2013 at 12:46am

It took me 4 years of hard work, multiple (and I mean MULTIPLE) change-of-major request forms, and 2 different bicycles, but I finally did it. I finally graduated college! I am officially a UC Davis alum. Soooo…now what? For the past 4 years as a ...more

5 Deal-Breakers For Hockey Scouts
by Total Female Hockey Club
posted August 1, 2013 at 9:08pm

After spending the weekend in Boston coaching players who aspire to play hockey at the college hockey level and speaking with the scouts who were narrowing down their shortlists of players who they are interested in, I realized how much the little details...more

NCAA vs. O'Bannon could change college sports as we know it
by Swish Appeal
posted July 23, 2013 at 4:53pm

There's an article worth reading from Steve Berkowitz at USA Today about the finances of Division I athletics departments.* Only 23 of 228 athletics departments at NCAA Division I schools are financially self sufficient - that means that the athletics p...more

So You Want To Be A Coach?
by Marissa Kastanek
posted July 23, 2013 at 4:34pm

An overview of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's educational program called So You Want to Be A Coach. The program is set up to help graduated female basketball players determine if they want to be college coach....more

Calling all Athletes!
by EmilyAzevedo
posted July 17, 2013 at 4:19pm

Elite athletes are constantly under a media microscope and are considered role models in the eyes of society regardless if it is something they desire. In a world where the tragic stories of Aaron Hernandez and Oscar Pistorious are what’s spread ov...more

2014 recruit center Jatarie White recently visited Kentucky, Louisville, and Tennessee
by Swish Appeal
posted June 14, 2013 at 2:07pm

While a lot of top players in the class of 2013 waited until fall to commit, the class of 2014 may move a little sooner. Internet chatter says Jatarie White, a 6-4 center from Charlotte, N.C., may be the next big name in the class to make a decision...more

Sunday at the WCWS (2013)
by Alan's College Softball Blog
posted June 2, 2013 at 10:07pm

Sunday's action is underway, with Texas leading Florida 3-0 after five innings. The loser is eliminated. The Gators have been getting runners on base, but haven't been able to get the key hit against Blaire Luna... Texas completes the 3-0 victory, elimina...more

NCAA Rules: Summer & Vacation Jobs
by Pretty Tough
posted May 16, 2013 at 10:13pm

If you’re a high school or college student who competes athletically, and you plan on getting a summer job, be sure you know the NCAA Regulations regarding prospective student-athlete employment. Listed below is some important information that all ...more

Triathlon Poised to Be Newest NCAA Emerging Sport
by Title IX Blog
posted May 16, 2013 at 9:51pm

The NCAA website reports that its Committee for Women's Athletics has proposed to add triathlon to the list of Emerging Sports for Women.  The Emerging Sports list promotes the development of new collegiate athletic opportunities for women by allowin...more

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