Head coaching intentions of NCAA division I assistant women's volleyball coaches Public Deposited

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  • March 21, 2019
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  • Lindsey, Erin K.
    • Affiliation: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
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  • Since the passing of Title IX, the percentage of female head coaches coaching women's teams has declined from 90% to 42.6%. Women have eleven times more opportunity to play NCAA volleyball than men, yet males still occupy the majority of head coaching positions at the highest levels. The purpose of this study was to compare the head coaching intentions of NCAA Division I assistant volleyball coaches based on gender and to determine what variables significantly explained these intentions. This study confirmed previous findings that male coaches had significantly higher self-efficacy and head coaching intentions than females. A multiple linear regression resulted in a significant model including variables explaining 12.9% of the variance in head coaching intentions. A female only model explained 16.6% of the variance including variables: self-efficacy, level of volleyball played and level of mentoring.
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  • "... in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science (Sport Administration)."
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  • Osborne, Barbara
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  • Chapel Hill, NC
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