ESPN Sport Science measured the physiological responses of Michigan State University’s head men’s basketball coach, Tom Izzo to determine the level of stress coaches endure during a game.
Amber Batchelor is the founder of Ladies Who Hoop, a unique New York City basketball organization that is facilitated strictly by women. Known to most Upper West Side locals as the “The Mayor,” Batchelor has developed Ladies Who Hoop into a powerful and positive force, involving over 800 women in the NYC area in just two short years.
Amber discusses her love for basketball, her journey in starting Ladies Who Hoop, and her goals to expand the organization’s initiatives in order to further empower women.
By: Matthew Johnson
Matthew Johnson is a student at Seton Hall University, where he will graduate in May of 2017 with a Masters degree in Psychological Studies and a concentration in Sport & Exercise Psychology. Johnson, a Former Division I college football player, discusses the importance of parent- and coach-player relationships in youth sports, and offers a glance into his own childhood sports experience.