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Donna Lopiano: How Women's And Girls' Sports Continue To Progress

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Listen in as Positive Coaching Alliance goes 1-on-1 in interviews with top pro and college players, coaches, executives and other major sports figures who provide tips, tools, information and inspiration for youth and high school sports coaches, parents and student-athletes.

This 1-on-1 interview features PCA National Advisory Board Member Donna Lopiano (@DonnaLopiano). Lopiano is the President of Sports Management Resources, former Chief Executive Officer of the Women’s Sports Foundation (1992-2007) and was named one of “The 10 Most Powerful Women in Sports” by Fox Sports. She has been nationally and internationally recognized for her leadership advocating for gender equity in sports by the International Olympic Committee, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association for Girls and Women in Sports, the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.

Tina Syer (@tinaPCA), PCA’s Chief Impact Officer, talks to Lopiano about how far women's sports has come and how much further it can go. Learn from her reflections on her pre-Title IX experience as an athlete and her evolution as a coach and leader. Here's where you'll find Lopiano talking about featured topics:

  • Coaching Own Child- 5:25, 14:35, 25:30
  • Specialization- 4:25
  • Mistakes- 5:00, 16:05, 20:30

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