University of Minnesota

The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport is an interdisciplinary research center leading a global effort to accelerate change for girls and women in sport and physical activity and their families and communities.

VISION: To be a thought leader and catalyst of systems change for girls and women in sport and physical activity.

MISSION: We conduct solution-based research, translate knowledge, provide educational opportunities, and engage in community outreach that impact girls and women in sport and physical activity.


On the 50th anniversary of Title IX on June 23, 2021, the Tucker Center released a promotional video featuring Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, TC Director, speaking on the Women Collegiate Coaches Report Card (WCCRC), community research, tools for getting the data out to "drive decision-making and drive action for social change," and much more...


The Tucker Center is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to our programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You can also be a part of the Tucker Team. We welcome your questions or comments and any ideas you may have. If you have comments or want to be included on our mailing list and receive paper copy of our newsletter or other documents as well as notices of events, please send your name and address information to