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A Look At Youth Co-Ed Sports

Chicago Fire Rec Soccer; Flickr

For a long time, professional and recreational athletes have been separated by gender, for physical and cultural reasons.  Today, it's more complicated: depending on the community, the sexes are both more divided, and more together, when it comes to sports.  


  • Ryanne Carmichael - Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Physiology at Plymouth State University.
  • Matt Ferrisi – Wrestling Coach, Keene High School.
  • Alyssa Krause  -  Women’s Softball Head Coach and Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach at Dean College in Franklin Massachussetts. She's also a former athlete on a boys varsity soccer team at Winnisquam Regional High School in Tilton.

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