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Coach shows inner strength helps conquer gender prejudice

Coach shows inner strength helps conquer gender prejudice

Savannah Ostler, Reporter Staff

September 1, 2015


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For the past 34 years Boone has worked with 20 thousand different athletes at all different levels in high school and college. When she started at Perry as a weight coach four years ago, her first impression was, “[the] football guys see me …and they’re probably thinking ‘what’s this?’…But...

Women should be embraced more in sports, not alienated

Women should be embraced more in sports, not alienated

Dayna Miller, Managing Editor

August 28, 2015


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A female coach in a male sport is a rare phenomenon, but not as obscure in Arizona. With the new female coach for the Arizona Cardinals, Jen Welter, and the female coaches here, we may be ahead of the so-called gender game. It seems that women in positions of athletic authority face prejudice every day,...

Inspiration from past helps trainer move up on athletic ladder

Inspiration from past helps trainer move up on athletic ladder

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2015


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Facing the adversity of societal standards and stereotypes, head athletic trainer Rebecca Goetz has risen above judgement and passed on her knowledge to her students and trainees. Her career was launched by her experience as an athletic training student aide during her junior and senior year of hi...

Cardinals changing the game with new linebacker intern

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2015


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From team ownerships to sports commentators and now coaching, women have made their debut in the world of sports. The face of professional sports will change dramatically as Jen Welter becomes the first female coach in NFL history. Welter will be joining the Arizona Cardinals as an intern starting this pres...

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