Professional Female Athletes becoming Full Time Athletes
Boston Pride president Colleen Coyne is an Olympic Gold Medalist (Nagano, 1998), coach, sports parent, and seasoned executive who knows and honors the game. After a standout career at the University of New Hampshire, Coyne went on to anchor the American defense on four different USWNT culminating in gold in the 1998 Olympics. Coyne, and the entire 1998 team, are members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. A believer in teamwork and positivity, Coyne gives back to the game by serving on the USA Hockey Board of Directors executive committee and by coaching youth hockey.
In this video, Colleen Coyne discusses steps that the Boston Pride is taking to help their professional female athletes become full time athletes. She states that they are working on getting more broadcast coverage and exposure, gaining sponsors and other ways to make money as an organization in order to reach this goal.