Celebrating Women Coaches
A Biographical Dictionary
by Nena Rey Hawkes, John F. Seggar
August 2000, 312pp, 6 1/8x9 1/4
1 volume, Greenwood

Hardcover: 978-0-313-30912-0
$66, £49, 55€, A95
eBook Available: 978-0-313-03253-0
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Offers inspirational biographical profiles of 42 successful women coaches from a myriad of sports.

Women have made significant strides in the sports world over the past 30 years, one of which has been moving into the ranks of coaching on both the collegiate and professional levels. Readers will meet 42 of these outstanding women, contemporary coaches in the world of sports today, some of whom had to overcome major obstacles to get where they are today in this male-dominated profession. Entries, uniquely based on interviews with the coaches themselves, bring to life the commitment to excellence, hard work, and service which these women have portrayed in wide-ranging sports from basketball to soccer to lacrosse.

Each entry in this unique reference resource provides the following information: Personal Data, Formative Years, Sports History, Playing Career, Decision to Coach, Coaching, Philosophy of Coaching, Changes in Athletes, Memorable Moments, Role Models, Favorite Books and Authors, Hobbies, Favorite Movies, Future Plans, and Recognitions and Achievement, Photographs of the coaches round out the entries to provide complete portraits of these women and their successes.

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