Coach has also won championships in the semi pro levels with the Ventura County Cardinals. Working in the Professional Indoor league as a Head Coach and Director of Football Operations, he is responsible for sending over players to the next level.
Female viewership of the NFL grew by 26 percent from to , according to Athletic Business, an online resource for sports professionals, which also says that 53 million women in the U. And high school girls are also playing the game in increasing though still small numbers.
Professional athletes, astronauts and business leaders from Houston and across the United States took the stage in front of about Houston-area girls to share inspirational stories of personal and professional obstacles they had overcome to achieve their goals.
Cathy Lanier, chief security officer for the NFL, spoke of her transformation from a teenage runaway who dropped out of high school to the first woman ever to head the Metropolitan Police Department for the District of Columbia. Olympic gymnastics gold medalists Gabby Douglas, Simone Biles and Aly Raisman, crowd favorites, were featured on a panel discussion discussing everything from the grueling schedule of an Olympic athlete to celebrity crushes.
The program is just one way the NFL is attempting to reach its younger fan base. The league soon will launch an Experienceship program, which will bring young girls and boys into NFL offices around the draft to see what goes on behind the scenes.
Editing by Andrew Both.