The lessons of coaching science after Mary Cain

In this episode [S1E4] of “Tucker Center Talks,” Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer, has a conversation with Dr. Julie McCleery and Emily Stets about revelations pertaining to elite runner Mary Cain. Julie is Director of Research-Practice Partnerships & Lecturer, University of Washington Center for Leadership in Athletics, and Emily is a Program Associate, Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program and a fellow Minnesotan. Drawing on their collective knowledge of coaching science, human development and passion for girls and women in sport, we discuss how and why this happened and what can be done to prevent to from happening again. Spoiler alert…change the system and value females.