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Grimis Scrapple Level: 127 Posts: 953/4700 EXP: 23547625 For next: 179006 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 2123 days Last activity: 577 days # 1 Posted on 12.2.03 1125.10 Reposted on: 12.2.10 1128.20 Phillips to be first woman to coach D-I men I'm surprised it's taken this long. Women have been offered jobs before(notable Pat Summit offered the men's job at Tennesse) I'm just surprised that somebody somehwere hasn't done it as a gimmick. Promote this thread!
ICEMAN Landjager Level: 63 Posts: 560/927 EXP: 2072120 For next: 25043 Since: 23.5.02 From: Nashville,TN Since last post: 2729 days Last activity: 2418 days # 2 Posted on 12.2.03 1156.56 Reposted on: 12.2.10 1157.56 This is more out of neccesity than her actually wanting to do it. This year for TSU has just been crap piled up on crap. And I still think Pat Summit should be UT's men coach.
chuckc14 Summer sausage Level: 47 Posts: 280/453 EXP: 717024 For next: 49185 Since: 2.1.02 From: Nashville Since last post: 4033 days Last activity: 2421 days # 3 Posted on 12.2.03 1241.34 Reposted on: 12.2.10 1241.35 Another in a long line of brilliant moves by the Tennessee State athletic dept. TSU is becoming widely known around the nation for all the wrong reasons.
ges7184 Lap cheong Level: 78 Posts: 565/1495 EXP: 4296761 For next: 85484 Since: 7.1.02 From: Birmingham, AL Since last post: 686 days Last activity: 610 days # 4 Posted on 12.2.03 2205.24 Reposted on: 12.2.10 2209.37 Well, reading the article, it's not that big of deal. It's just one game, and she has coaching experience. Though I would tend to think one of the assistants could handle it just fine as well, so you would think this is also part publicity stunt. I think the toughest part of being a female coach trying to coach guys would be the respect aspect. Could she gain the men's respect, or would they be automatically rejected? Pat Summit is one of the few, if not only, women I believe could coach guys and get the job done. At least she gives looks to her girls that would scare the piss out of me anyway.
TheCow Landjager Level: 64 Posts: 350/948 EXP: 2170448 For next: 43661 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 3303 days Last activity: 3303 days
Y!: # 5 Posted on 13.2.03 1359.45 Reposted on: 13.2.10 1400.35 Most normal seasons I'd say yeah, give Summitt the men's job too, but right now, the men are holding their own down here. Kinda surprising.
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