UConn Advances to Tenth Consecutive Final Four: Latest Team Ready to Write their Own History

March 28, 2017 for Double G Sports (Photo by Karen King – Double G Media) When you play for a team as decorated as the Connecticut Huskies, it can be hard to step out from the shadows of 11 national titles, nine (now ten) Final Four appearances, and countless other streaks. However, the newest cast of … More UConn Advances to Tenth Consecutive Final Four: Latest Team Ready to Write their Own History

Women in Sports, Day 15: Professional Pole Vaulter, Mary Saxer

March 24, 2017 for Double G Sports Photo Credit: Mike McCarthy Hometown: Buffalo, NY Profession: Pole Vaulter College: University of Notre Dame Sponsor Team: Nike and New York Athletic Club (NYAC) Favorite Inspirational Female: Stacey Dragila So, how doe gone get into pole vaulting? If you are Mary Saxton, a persistent coach at track camp persuades you, … More Women in Sports, Day 15: Professional Pole Vaulter, Mary Saxer

Bridgeport Regional Final Set: Oregon and UCONN look to punch ticket to Dallas

March 26, 2017 for Double G Sports  (Photo by Karen King – Double G Media) In Bridgeport on Saturday, Oregon and UCONN advanced to the Elite 8 round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.  The two teams will face off on Monday for a chance to break into the Final Four.  One team enters Monday … More Bridgeport Regional Final Set: Oregon and UCONN look to punch ticket to Dallas

One month

Today marks one month since my father died.  So much has happened in one month, yet it seems like no time has passed at all. It’s often said, everyone deals with grief differently.  It’s something people say, perhaps not knowing how true it is.  Grief can make you distant from familiar comforts. Nothing feels normal, but … More One month

Get to know Elon University head coach Charlotte Smith

On March 11th, 2017, Charlotte Smith led the Elon University to their first ever conference championship.  The Phoenix defeated three-time Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Champions James Madison University 78-60. In xx, the newly named CAA Coach of the Year was granted a contract extension through the 2020-21 season.  Coach Smith is the sixth coach for … More Get to know Elon University head coach Charlotte Smith

Dawn Staley named USA Basketball head coach through 2020

Originally posted on 13 Mar, 2017 for the Female Coaching Network DAWN STALEY ANNOUNCED AT THE NEW USA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM HEAD COACH AND THE FCN WAS THERE AMONGST ALL THE ACTION OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE   On Friday March 10th 2017, Dawn Staley, the Hall of Fame Basketballer and Assistant Coach to Team USA at … More Dawn Staley named USA Basketball head coach through 2020

Riveters All-Star goalie Katie Fitzgerald shares the story behind her new helmet

Originally posted March 10th for The Ice Garden Katie Fitzgerald debuted her new goalie mask at the 2017 NWHL All-Star Weekend. Prior to the festivities in Pittsburgh, Fitzgerald chatted with The Ice Garden about her new helmet. The Ice Garden: What is the special relationship between a goalie and her helmet? The usually Monday feeling? … More Riveters All-Star goalie Katie Fitzgerald shares the story behind her new helmet

New head coach of USA Women’s Basketball to be announced tomorrow at the University of South Carolina

USA Basketball will announce the head coach of USA Women’s Basketball tomorrow at the University of South Carolina.  Former Olympian and current assistant coach Dawn Staley is the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks Women’s Basketball team. In anticipation of tomorrow’s announcement, here is some of my Dawn Staley coverage over the past year: … More New head coach of USA Women’s Basketball to be announced tomorrow at the University of South Carolina