Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Celebrating Women Coaches: A Biographical Dictionary

Celebrating Women Coaches: A Biographical Dictionary (Hardback)

£51.00
Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Women have made significant strides in the sports world over the past 30 years, one of which has been moving into the ranks of coaching on both the collegiate and professional levels. Readers will meet 42 of these outstanding women, contemporary coaches in the world of sports today, some of whom had to overcome major obstacles to get where they are today in this male-dominated profession. Entries, uniquely based on interviews with the coaches themselves, bring to life the commitment to excellence, hard work, and service which these women have portrayed in wide-ranging sports from basketball to soccer to lacrosse. Each entry in this unique reference resource provides the following information: Personal Data, Formative Years, Sports History, Playing Career, Decision to Coach, Coaching, Philosophy of Coaching, Changes in Athletes, Memorable Moments, Role Models, Favorite Books and Authors, Hobbies, Favorite Movies, Future Plans, and Recognitions and Achievement, Photographs of the coaches round out the entries to provide complete portraits of these women and their successes.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: sportLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference worksDictionaries of biography & Who's WhoSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationSports training & coaching Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 30/08/2000 ISBN-13: 9780313309120  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.  

NENA REY HAWKES is Professor Emeritus of Physical Education at Brigham Young University./e JOHN F. SEGGAR is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Brigham Young University. He has published numerous articles on sociology and sports.

More books by Nena Rey Hawkes

More books by John F. Seggar

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Creative Pep Talk: Inspiration from ...
(Hardback)
Andy J. Miller
 
 
£11.99
 
The International Who's Who in...
(Hardback)
Europa Publications
 
 
£735.00
 
Cricketers' Who's Who: 2017
(Paperback)
Benj Moorhead; Joe Provis; Rob...
 
 
£19.99
 
International Who's Who in Popular...
(Hardback)
Europa Publications
 
 
£390.00
 
Latest Blog
Under the Knife: Recreating the Grimy World of Victorian Surgery
17/10/2017

Lindsey describes how she made the trailer for her debut The Butchering Art in order to see how the sights, sounds, and smells of this gruesome period in medical history would translate onto the screen.

The Sky Doesn't Have to be Blue: Steve Antony on Life as a Colour Blind Illustrator
13/10/2017

Steve explains what it's like to be a colour blind illustrator and why the sky doesn't have to be blue.

The Gordon Burn Prize - Interrogating the Past
11/10/2017

In advance of the winner announcement, we review the titles shortlisted for this year's Gordon Burn Prize

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd