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Does Gender Matter In College Athletics: Colgate’s Moore, UCF’s Lapchick & Texas State’s Antoine

Guest Zenarae Antoine, Texas State; Nicki Moore, Colgate; Richard Lapchick, The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport; Greg Santore, Odgers Berndtson
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Zenarae Antoine, Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Texas State, Nicki Moore, Director of Athletics at Colgate, and Dr. Richard Lapchick, Director of The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at UCF sit down with AthleticDirectorU to discuss gender diversity in college athletics. The trio reviews the slow progress of gender diversity over the years, barriers that exist for female leaders, differences in leadership styles, and what can be done to foster more experience and leadership opportunities for coaches and staff.

  • - Why does it seem that progress has been slow in increasing gender diversity across college athletics?
  • - As the second generation of female student-athletes participating since Title IX, what barriers still exist for female leaders, particularly leading football? (Lapchick)
  • - What are the biggest barriers and challenges for female leaders in college athletics?
  • - There's often comments that women lead differently. Do you see that women do lead differently and how may it differ from other leaders?
  • - How do you deal with external constituents who may question your ability to lead?
  • - How can the leaders in college athletics foster more leadership skills and experiences for female and minority staff and coaches?