“I like this sport because no one tells me I’m good at it.” I overheard a middle school student saying this to his friend the other day, and it caused me to spend a workout or two thinking about kids and pressure. Pressure. What do others expect me to do?
Monthly Archives: May 2016
What does diversity mean in sport? What does diversity look like? What does inclusion feel like? Over the past ten years I’ve been part of many conversations about diversity in sport. Here are some of the things that adults say in every conversation: “When we start excluding individuals, we lose
Is it just the way Facebook is filtering my feed (probably) or has there been a lot in the news lately about the negative things women have to deal with in the world of elite sport? There was the tennis thing. There is the women’s soccer thing. Most recently there
A couple of weeks ago I watched a group of middle school girls collect on the pool deck for their final water polo game of the season. When I was in high school there was no such thing girls water polo. I had played – albeit briefly – on the