Kristi Toliver, a women working in men’s sport

In the Men’s Game, Women Take Incremental Steps.

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Kristi Toliver a W.N.B.A point guard player hired as a full-time assistant coach with the N.B.A’s Washington Wizards. It was widely applauded as a notable new achievement for women in coaching. Her apppointment was followed by the San Antonio Spurs’ hiring Becky Hammon and other women like Nacy Lieberman and Jenny Boucek also joining N.B.A coaching staffs.


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