Head coach tenure in college women’s soccer. Do race, gender, and career background matter?

  title={Head coach tenure in college women’s soccer. Do race, gender, and career background matter?},
  author={Cornel Nesseler and Carlos Gomez-Gonzalez and Thadeu Gasparetto},
  journal={Sport in Society},
  pages={972 - 989}
Abstract This study aims to analyse the tenure of head coaches in college women’s soccer in the USA and puts the focus on the influence of race and gender. The analysis includes individual characteristics of coaches (educational and professional background), team performance, institutional characteristics, and geographical differences (at the state level) from 1977 until 2015. The main results show that African American coaches and women have a significantly shorter tenure in these college… 

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