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Beyond X’s and O’s

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Beyond X’s & O’s is the largest ever nationally representative survey of female and male coaches of women’s college sports. The findings confirm there is systemic gender bias in the coaching workplace of women’s college sports, and that while many female coaches experience gender bias, few of their male counterparts perceive it.

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Official Press Release

New York, NY (June 1, 2016) – A new report released by the Women’s Sports Foundation explores gender bias and coaches of women's...

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Beyond X's & O's: Infographic

Download this visual with the reports key findings.

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