Have we come a long way baby?
As a high school senior and newly minted member of a state championship basketball team 40 years ago, it all seemed pretty simple.
We would grow up and do whatever we wanted to do, accomplish whatever there was to accomplish. And with the same unadulterated optimism and confidence, there were no limits to the future we envisioned for women in sports.
Filled soccer stadiums cheering on women of incredible skill? Those same women inspiring legions of little girls and boys and possessing vast marketing potential?
Women coaches and general managers of professional teams, both men’s and women’s?