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05/29/2018

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Joseph Paredes

Of course women should be considered for high level coaching positions. Woman should be considered for any job opportunity as long as they are qualified. But, if I may speak frankly I wouldn't suggest women to aim for a male dominant field such as major league sports unless the woman are ready to fight for their rights. Honestly speaking the world is still stuck in their gender norms and gender roles, and the world will try to put these striving women "in their place". Ultimately I believe woman should try for success in any field they desire, but major league sports will require work.

yunhuwang

I think there is no difference between men and women in most positions, as long as you are qualified for that position. But each profession has its own particularities, and there are some potential rules. On the issue of the basketball coach, as long as she can train the whole team, it is entirely appropriate for her to hold this position. But for basketball coaches to wear high-heeled shoes is inappropriate, because the coach is to put into practical operations. Wearing high heels will affect her work.

malik alexander

the nba has taken huge steps in including women into the m=nba which they should have. when it could to sports the only thing that matter in winning and if he or she knows their stuff and hpw to win it shouldn't matter gender. it 2018 we should be moving past the sexest stuff.

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