Skip to comments.Female coach takes over HS varsity football
Posted on 03/12/2010 6:01:28 PM PST by jerry557
WASHINGTON | The football players at Calvin Coolidge Senior High School, Mayor Adrian Fenty and a room full of cheering staff needed only one word to describe her: coach.
Natalie Randolph, a 29-year-old biology and environmental sciences teacher, was introduced Friday as the coach of the school's Coolidge Colts. She's believed to be the nation's only female head coach of a high school varsity football team.
"While I'm proud to be part of what this all means," Randolph said, "being female has nothing to do with it. I love football. I love football, I love teaching, I love these kids. My being female has nothing to do with my support and respect for my players on the field and in the classroom."
The news conference drew the kind of attention usually reserved for the Washington Redskins and was delayed nearly two hours so Fenty, who is up for re-election this year, could be there and proclaim "Natalie Randolph Day" in the city.
Randolph was chosen from about 15 candidates after the previous coach resigned. The Washington native and University of Virginia track star played six seasons as a receiver for the D.C. Divas of the National Women's Football Association, helping the team win the title in 2006.
She also was an assistant coach from 2006-08 at another D.C. high school, H.D. Woodson, where opposing coaches would throw funny looks her way when told she was on the staff.
Now she's a head coach, ready to dispel naysayers. And she doesn't plan to do it by screaming in the kids' faces.
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Only here for the pictures. Will someone be kind enough to oblige me?
biology and environmental sciences....
by next year she will be in cuffs for having sex with players.... possibly all of them. lol.
Sex means nothing.
Unless it does.
Women will tell you where the difference is.
How can she go around the locker room snapping their butts with a wet towel?
Video at the Post site
She’s all huggy with the players already.... uh hum
Hell, Watch Blind Side and get back to me. That lady could do it. And she is for real.
By walking around the locker room snapping their butts with a wet towel. ;-)
Good for her, I hope it works out.
No different then men coaches for girls teams. I saw her on the evening news about an hour ago...
"Randolph was chosen from about 15 candidates after the previous coach resigned. The Washington native and University of Virginia track star played six seasons as a receiver for the D.C. Divas of the National Women's Football Association, helping the team win the title in 2006."
Loved that movie. A young Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson.
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