What They're Saying

"What I've found is a lot of women want to coach and they aren't being invited in, and once they are in they don't find it a very friendly territory."

-- University of Southern California sociology professor Michael Messner, author of the upcoming book, "It's All for the Kids: Gender, Families and Youth Sports," on his eight-year study of youth soccer, finding that men are routinely drafted for coaching duties while women are moved into "team parent" roles. (Vancouver Sun)

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