Tucker Center releases newest Women in College Coaching Report Card

Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., Courtney Boucher, and Sarah Silbert

The Tucker Center has released its annual analysis of female vs males holding head coach positions of women’s teams in the NCAA Division I. The report, “Head Coaches of Women’s Collegiate Teams: A Comprehensive Report on NCAA Division-I Institutions, 2018–19,” is authored by Tucker Center director, Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., doctoral student and Pam Borton Fellow Courtney Boucher, and Tucker Center Intern Sarah Silbert.

The 2018-19 dataset includes all head coaches of women’s teams (N = 3561) at 351 institutions of higher education in all geographic regions of the United States that were current members of 32 NCAA Division-I conferences. Compared to data from 2017-2018, the overall percentage of women head coaches of women’s teams is slightly higher (+0.4%).