Guest op-ed: The power of coaches
With spring in full bloom and pandemic restrictions loosened, it’s been fun to see the local parks and fields teeming with kids playing sports. At the Utah Women & Leadership Project, we know that girls’ participation in sports is a widely recognized pathway to leadership, improved grades, health and self-confidence. Coaches are in an ideal position to positively influence their athletes. In 2019, we convened a “think tank” with athletic coaches and focused on how they can first lead by example and then work to support girls’ personal development and resilience.
Madsen, S. R. (2021, May 1). Guest op-ed: The power of coaches. Daily Herald. https://www.heraldextra.com/news/opinion/local-guest-opinions/guest-op-ed-the-power-ofcoaches/article_469ca2ca-683f-5eff-a3ce-ef9588e8e6a0.html