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The stats behind the decline of female coaches

“We don’t have enough women in power,” McGraw said Thursday when asked about her vow not to hire another male assistant.

In a passionate press conference dissecting the decline of women coaches in women’s sports, the head coach of the Notre Dame women’s basketball team, Muffet McGraw, says she will only hire female coaches from now on.

Her comments have drawn praise and criticism from the sports world.

We wanted to see what the stats say about female coaches in college athletics, and find out how female coaching in female sports has gone from 90 percent to 41 percent since 1972.