The 7 - Basketball - Tenn. State to have first female Men's coach
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Grimis Scrapple Level: 124 Posts: 953/4700 EXP: 21507623 For next: 329039 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 1238 days Last activity: 1034 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: 62 Posts: 560/927 EXP: 1894325 For next: 90372 Since: 23.5.02 From: Nashville,TN Since last post: 1844 days Last activity: 1532 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: 45 Posts: 280/453 EXP: 657136 For next: 3033 Since: 2.1.02 From: Nashville Since last post: 3148 days Last activity: 1536 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: 76 Posts: 565/1494 EXP: 3933575 For next: 72504 Since: 7.1.02 From: Birmingham, AL Since last post: 13 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 63 Posts: 350/948 EXP: 1989123 For next: 108040 Since: 3.1.02 From: Knoxville, TN Since last post: 2418 days Last activity: 2417 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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