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March Madness, Media Coverage and Female Athletes: Guest Dr. Nicole LaVoi

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POPSspot Radio welcomes guest Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi has been a Senior Lecturer at the University of Minnesota since 2005, where she is also the Associate Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, and the co-founder of the Minnesota Youth Sport Research Consortium. Dr. LaVoi was the Head Women’s Tennis Coach at Wellesley College, and played at Gustavus Adolphus College where her team won the NCAA-III National Championships in 1990, and she was a two time Academic All-American.

Dr LaVoi launched a Women in College Coaching Research Series and Report Card aimed at increasing the number of women in the coaching profession, and co-producing a documentary titled Media Coverage & Female Athletes: Women Play Sports, Just Not in the Media (2013). As a public scholar she maintains a blog, One Sport Voice —a critical commentary on all things sport which is part of the WomenTalkSports.com blog network.