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PBS Online Film Festival Episodes

Women in Sports Leadership

While there is an explosion of women participating in athletics today, a shockingly small number of them are coached by women. Prior to Title IX, 90% of female athletes were coached by women, today it’s around 40%! Explore why having women coaches matters, hear some of their barriers and celebrate a few successes.

Premiere Date: May 4, 2018 | Runtime: 00:05:54

About PBS Online Film Festival

Since its launch in 2012, the PBS Online Film Festival has featured diverse films from PBS member stations and ITVS and POV. This year's festival includes collaborations with a wide variety of public television producers. Starting July 16, viewers can once again watch, vote and share their favorites. Find out how to vote for your favorites at