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Coaches of Women's Teams

Job opportunities in women's coaching and administration increased dramatically after the passage of Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972. This increase is the result of increases in participation opportunities for female athletes. Today more girls begin playing sports at younger ages, and there has been an increase in the number of school, recreational, and club sports programs for girls and women. For example, there are currently 9,087 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) women's intercollegiate athletic teams and two professional sport leagues for women-the Women's National Basketball Association and Women's Professional Soccer league.

In addition, there are several organizations dedicated to promoting girls and women's participation in different sports, as well as the interests of coaches who coach women's teams. These include the Women's ...

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