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In this episode of Tucker Center Talks Dr. Nicole LaVoi, director of the Tucker Center, talks to Courtney Boucher. Courtney is a current doctoral student in Kinesiology at the U of...

We continue our series on equestrian legends with all-round horsewoman Betty Ann Gilbert Lester who has succeeded in several equestrian disciplines and regarded with reverence by t...

Abby's guest this month is Clipper Round the World sailor, Clara Carrington.  Clara has been a passionate social sailor through her life and having worked shore side for the Volvo ...

Canadian Canoeist and WiSP Ambassador Haley Daniels was schedule to be in Brasil for the Canadian Team’s final Olympic selection trial. Instead she is adapting her training routine...

Solo round the world yachtswoman Dee Caffari knows a thing or two about social distancing - how to cope mentally and physically and she says the biggest challenge is the mental adj...

On this week’s episode Chris & Nancy discuss the implications of postponing the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and how it could potentially be scheduled for the spring of 2021 as wel...

US Team Judoka Angelica Delgado is having to make a big adjustment to her training with social isolation in a contact sport. The Miami based athlete is unable to go to the gym or p...

On this episode we discuss self isolation and the impact it can have on your mental and physical health. Jenny offers a number of ways to alleviate the anxiety that comes with the ...

With social isolation impacting all of us we reached out to some of our Athlete Ambassadors to find out how they are coping with training and preparing for competitions that have b...

Alexandra Chalat is the Managing Director of Beyond Sport, which convenes, funds and supports organisations using sport as a tool for social change. After joining in 2008, Lex help...

On this week’s show we have the latest news on the impact of the Coronavirus on athletes preparing for the Olympic Games and the IOC’s announcement not to make a decision regarding...

As part of our continuing series of interviews with equestrian legends we revisit an interview from 2012 with a woman who is revered in Virginia horse country. Ellie Wood Baxter is...

In this episode of Tucker Center Talks, Nicole LaVoi talks to Matea Wasend, former School of Kinesiology MS student in sport sociology and Tucker Center research assistant, and two...

Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen have the top stories from women's sport around the world. Stories covered on this week's show include: US Soccer Doesn’t Want To Give The Women’s T...

Californian Julie Suhr has broken records in Endurance competitions and milestones in horseback adventures around the globe. Since her first ride in the world renown 100 mile Tevis...

This week’s guest is Drury Head Women’s Basketball Coach Molly Miller, who knows a thing or two about winning. In her 6th season as head coach at her alma mater, Molly has the Lady...

Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen have the top stories from women's sport around the world. Stories covered on this week's show include: Coronavirus: Tokyo 2020 could be postponed to...

On this episode we revisit an interview that was recorded in 2011 as part of a series on Equestrian Legends. Edith Conyers has spent her life devoted to the prosperity and future o...

My guest is Australian academic and activist Nadia Bevan who recently wrote an article on women’s sport and why it matters in which she made the case for why this is a momentous ti...

In this episode of Tucker Center Talks, Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi (current Tucker Center director) talks with the Founder of the Tucker Center Professor Mary Jo Kane about her sport medi...

Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen have the top stories from women's sport around the world. Stories covered on this week's show include: Sharapova Retires from Tennis Coronavirus for...

On this week’s episode we feature an interview that Chris Stafford recorded in 2011 as part of a series on equestrian legends. Kay Meredith is considered a doyen of American dressa...

Abby's guest on this month’s episode is British Paralympic sailor Hannah Stodel, who has represented Great Britain at four Summer Paralympics and with her colleagues John Robertson...

On this week's episode host Megan Kahn chats with Kennesaw State Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Agnus Berenato. Agnus' career spans 31 seasons, becoming. the winningest coach at th...

On this episode we revisit an interview from January 2014 when Water Skier Erika Lang was just 18 years old and breaking records as the Women's World Champion Trick Water Skier at ...

This month as part of our focus on youth, The Lovely Biertrix talks to Kira Hesse about the upcoming Junior Roller Derby World Cup. We learned more about the challenges of training...

My guest is Alyse LaHue who has recently established a newsletter for women in the sport’s business because she said there is a gaping hole in this area of women’s sport.  Alyse’s ...

Laura Kraihamer is an Austrian Motor Racing Driver currently with KTM Racing as a factory driver while also racing with the Giti Angels - an all-female team. Laura is in a strong p...

In this episode of Tucker Center Talks, Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi talks with Tucker Center Affiliated Scholar and Lecturer in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota, Dr...

Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen have the top stories from women's sport around the world. Stories covered on this week's show include: Coronavirus update: Thailand replace China i...

This week’s guest is British Eventer Mary King and the reason we wanted to catch up with Mary is because she recently accomplished something significant in sport that had nothing t...

My guest is AJ Richards the founder of Women Belong in Baseball which was formed in 2015 to support, encourage, and advocate for girls and women in all aspects of baseball includin...

Sports Psychologist Dr. Jenny Susser and Chris Stafford are joined this week by International event rider Sinead Halpin.  They discuss the highs and lows of competing at the highes...

Carol Owens, who is in her 20th season on the Notre Dame women’s basketball sideline, her 11th as associate head coach is the guest on this week's episode. Carol has helped lead th...

Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen have the top stories from women's sport around the world and this week are joined by Soccer Coach Julie Helmsley for the soccer news.  Stories cover...

Former golf coach Marci Kornegay achieved a life goal in 2016 when she hiked the Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia, some 2179.1 miles. The early miles she did alone and then ...

Former Irish Rugby International Nora Stapleton is leading the Women In Sport Policy at Sport Ireland and brings a wealth of experience to the post from grassroots to elite level a...

On this first episode of Season 1, Dr. Nicole LaVoi, director of the Tucker Center, talks with Dr. Caroline Heffernan, an assistant professor of Sport and Recreation Management at ...

Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen are joined by Sports Columnist Joyce Bassett to discuss the top stories in women's sport and what to watch out for: Black Ferns Sevens Create Histor...

On this week’s episode we revisit a conversation that we had with Heather Blitz and Dr. Inga Wolframm about the differences between good and great riders. Is talent inherent in a r...

On this episode of The WeCOACH Podcast, Megan Kahn chats with National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) executive director Carol Bruggeman. Carol’s leadership has guided the or...

Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen have the top stories around the world of women's sport including: Youth Olympic Games Is Megan Rapinoe the biggest threat to political neutrality at...

Our guest this week can best be described as an all-round Virginia horsewoman. Pam Cibula believes in versatility in training horses to learn from the hunt field and adapt to the s...

The art of cheating is discussed on this first episode of a new season of The Mind Matters. Sports Psychologist Dr. Jenny Susser unpacks the psychology behind cheating, whether sys...

Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen are joined again by Lindsay Gibbs and Julie Helmsley for the top stories around the world of women's sport including: Youth Olympic Games, Lausanne,...

Double Olympic bronze medal wrestler Sally Roberts founded Wrestle Like A Girl in 2016 to provide opportunities for girls to take up the sport while empowering them to do much more...

Our first guest on Transcending Sport in 2020 is Gen Simmons Deputy Chair of Women Sport Australia. The WSA is the primary advocacy organization for women and girls in sport in Aus...

Kicking off Season 2 of The WeCOACH Podcast, Megan Kahn chats with University of Michigan head women’s soccer coach Jen Klein. Coming off of a stellar season in taking the Wolverin...

Nancy Gillen from Inside the Games and WiSP Sports Executive Producer Chris Stafford are joined by two new team members; journalist Lindsay Gibbs who pens the Power Plays newslette...

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