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Invisible Women In Sport

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The Institute For Sport & Social Justice (ISSJ) is “Changing Lives Through the Power of Sport.” This show is a discussion, an opportunity and a celebration of women leaders in sports. We will discuss the pathways and challenges that women of color have overcome and explore their unique journeys through sport. We will investigate opportunities to challenge the status quo and action steps for inspiring women to become leaders in sport. Producer, Garnett L. Overby III, Director or Marketing & C ...
 
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LATRICE SALES, Director of Jackie Joyner Kersee Foundation, Winning In Life Programs. Latrice is a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. Her dissertation research is focused on evaluating the effectiveness of gender equity in sport programs on providing athletics opportunities for Bla…
 
At the time of her interview, Darrice Griffin, was the Deputy Director of Administration at the University of Georgia Athletics Association. Since that time, she has been promoted as the Senior Deputy Director of Athletics at the University of Georgia. Griffin is a former high profile basketball player at Texas Tech University, turned NCAA Division…
 
Traci Green is the first African-American woman to be a head coach of an athletic team at Harvard University. Green is also the first African-American coach of any gender to win an Ivy League title. With the background as former NCAA National Champion as a tennis player at the University of Florida and being the daughter of trailblazer, Tina Sloan-…
 
Trailblazer, Tina Sloan-Green, co-founder of the Black Women In Sports Foundation joins us today. Sloan-Green is the first African-American to play on the U.S. Women's National Field Hockey Team, first African-American to coach a women's college lacrosse team (Temple Owls), and the first African-American to win a national championship in women's co…
 
Kelly Mehrtens, at the time of her interview was the Managing Director of The Trust (NFLPA – NFL Players Association). Since that time, she has been promoted to the Executive Director of The Trust. Mehrtens is a former senior level athletic administrator at several NCAA Division I, Power 5 conference institutions. She discuss the transition from th…
 
Reshauna Cobb, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Director of Academic and Membership Affairs. Reshauna gives us an update from the last time we spoke to her in 2018. In this episode, Reshauna provides insight about how she was able to climb the ranks in NCAA to be a current Director. Within this leadership role, Reshauna discusses the impor…
 
Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak is the Head Coach, Women’s Soccer, University of Central Florida (UCF). Tiffany gives us an update from the last time we spoke with her in 2018. In this episode, Tiffany reveals her personal challenges with the racial tension that the country is experiencing now. She admits that she has had to spend some personal time in re…
 
CIAA Commissioner, Jacqie McWilliams gives us an update from that last time we spoke with her in 2018. In this episode, Jacqie opens up about how her faith has been very instrumental in her growth, development, and success. She shares with us how she has been graceful in her interactions with others because people are looking for ways to see her in…
 
Jasmine Green gives us an update from that last time we spoke with her in 2018. In this episode, Jasmine shares how her mother, Hurricane Katrina, and the LSU Women’s Basketball program are her role models and instrumental in shaping her perspectives. It was through these women that Jasmine has built Harry S. Truman into a recognizable “brand” in C…
 
Amy Huchthausen gives us an update from that last time we spoke with her in 2018. She is now in her ninth year as Commissioner of the America East Conference. In this episode, Amy shares with us her journey from being adopted, to being a student-athlete, and rising to the position of being Commissioner. It was through sports that Amy learned many t…
 
Today’s guests are a mother-daughter duo, Tina Sloan-Green and Traci Green. Sloan-Green is the co-founder of Black Women’s Sports Foundation (BWSF), former Head Coach, Women’s Lacrosse at Temple University, International Sports Hall of Fame Member, and the 1st African-American to play on the USA Women’s Lacrosse Team. Green, Sloan-Green’s daughter,…
 
Today’s guests are a mother-daughter duo, Tina Sloan-Green and Traci Green. Sloan-Green is the co-founder of Black Women’s Sports Foundation (BWSF), former Head Coach, Women’s Lacrosse at Temple University, International Sports Hall of Fame Member, and the 1st African-American to play on the USA Women’s Lacrosse Team. Green, Sloan-Green’s daughter,…
 
Today’s guest is Kelly Mehrtens. Mehrtens is the Managing Director of The Trust an NFL Player’s Association program that assist NFL players with transition after their NFL careers have ended. She is a former collegiate student-athlete under the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) governing body and an international track and …
 
Today’s guest is Kelly Mehrtens. Mehrtens is the Managing Director of The Trust an NFL Player’s Association program that assist NFL players with transition after their NFL careers have ended. She is a former collegiate student-athlete under the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) governing body and an international track and …
 
Today’s guest is Jasmine Green. Green is the Director of Intercollegiate and Intramural Athletics at Harry S. Truman College (Chicago). Green is a first generation college graduate that has the love of a mother and two older sisters as role models that helped fuel her passion for success. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana and LSU alumna, Green has…
 
Today’s guest is Darrice Griffin. Griffin is Deputy Director of Athletic Administration at the University of Georgia. A former NCAA Division I basketball player at Texas Tech University, Griffin shares her experiences of growing up in small town Texas to a teenage mother. She talks about the “village” of women – mother, aunts, and grandmother – tha…
 
Today’s guest is Consandria Walker-Hall. Walker-Hall is the Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field Coach at the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston). She was just named the 2018 NCAA Women’s Division III National Coach of the Year in her sport. Walker-Hall also works as an adjunct professor at Fisher College. A native…
 
Today’s guest is Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak. Sahaydak is the Head Women’s Soccer Coach at the University of Central Florida. As a youth, Sahaydak had an obsession of performing in the Olympics and winning gold medals. Her dreams came true, as she was a member of the 1996 USA Women’s Soccer Team that took gold in Atlanta. Her parents were strong role …
 
Today’s guest is Reshauna Cobb. Cobb is the Director of Academic and Membership Affairs with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). As a youth, she was on the first team from the South to compete in national double-dutch jump roping tours and competitions. Her father was her first role model and a surrogate dad and role model to many …
 
Today’s guest is Peggy Davis. Davis is the Director of Athletics at Virginia State University. From as early as childhood, playing basketball in the streets with the boys, Davis was destined to have a strong influence and impact in the world of college athletics. During her years as a collegiate basketball player, Davis learned that constructive cr…
 
Today’s guest is Etienne Thomas. Thomas is the Associate Athletics Director of Student Life at the University of Kansas. Her unique story in the world of athletics did not begin in a gym or on a field. Thomas has a law background and her first connection with athletics was as a volunteer trainer at North Carolina Central University. Thomas has a pa…
 
Today’s guest is Jacqie McWilliams. McWilliams is Commissioner of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) the oldest Historical Black College & University (HBCU) athletic conference in the country. McWilliams’ family background is rooted in military disciplines, which allowed her to become a dual sport NCAA champion and rise to beco…
 
Today’s guest is Christina Roybal. Christina is the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Sports Administration and Senior Woman Administrator at the University of Northern Iowa. As a first generation, Latina college graduate, Christina shares experiences about overcoming family criticism about her career choice to now being a role model for the …
 
Amy Huchthausen is in her seventh year as Commissioner of the America East Conference. Amy shares with us the experience of being an pioneer for Asian-American woman in collegiate athletic administration. Rarely is she in the room with other Asian-American women athletic administrators or coaches. Many times in her career, she has been overlooked a…
 
Today’s guest is Delise O’Meally, Executive Director, Institute For Sport & Social Justice (ISSJ). Delise is excited to introduce the inspiration and creation of this new podcast sponsored and produced by the ISSJ. Delise gives us a glimpse into her story of being a woman of color trying to climb the ladder of success as an athletic administrator. …
 
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