Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) March 29, 2005 -
“GoGirlGo,” “GoGetFit,” “Dad’s and Daugthers,” “Mother’s Across America” are only some of the leadership programs that are offered through Women’s Sports Foundation.
Women’s Sports Foundation, founded in 1974 by Billie Jean King. The Women’s Sports Foundation is a national charitable educational organization seeking to advance the lives of girl’s and women through sports and physical activity. The Foundation’s Participation, Education, Advocacy, Research and Leadership programs are made possible by gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations. The Foundation is located in Nassau County, New York.
Donna Lopiano, CEO
According to The Sporting News, Dr. Lopiano is listed as one of “The 100 Most Influential People In Sports.” Donna received her Bachelor’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University and her Master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Southern California. She has been a college coach for men’s and women’s volleyball, and women’s basketball and doftball. In addition, Donna previously served as the University of Texas Director of Women’s Athletics for 17 years, and was the President of the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women. She is currently a member of the United States Olympic Committee Executive Board.
Libby Riddles, Pioneer Musher, Author and Speaker
“Libby” is a legend of her own time, and a past recipient of the Women’s Sports Foundation’s “Sportswomen of the Year Award.” Libby’s historical win in a traditional male sporting event redefined the tenacity and endurance ability of women competing in male dominated sports. Libby is a regular guest speaker on the Princess Cruises To Alaska, and is an author of several books on dog sled racing and the frontiers of Alaska. She is an inspiration and a mentor to Junior Mushers and Female Mushers as well.
About The Show
Sport Mavericks Hosts, Ida Muorie and Eleanor Starks will discuss the structure, mission and vision of Women’s Sports Foundation. The hosts will also discuss programs, services, advocacy, community outreach, scholarships and award available to members and women participating in sports. We will also hear about how sports participation can provide emotional, social, health and financial benefits as well.
About Sport Maverickstm
“Sport Mavericks” Internet Sport Talk Show brings education and athleticism together to level the playing field in sports by advocating self-help and empowerment to parents of athletes. The show presents “real life” experiences and solutions that educates the general public about an athletes “true” lifestyle, by presenting role models in sports, that are making major contributions to their communities and society at large.
Host/Executive Producer, Ida R. Muorie is a Sports Advocate and Consultant. Muorie is also the former Chaplain and Educational Director of the University of Florida Gator Parent Association (GPA). Muorie continues to deliver her Pro-Ready Financial Playbooktm to Junior and Senior College Athletes in preparation for life after graduation. In addition, Muorie consult sport professionals on draft related issues and collegiate sports process from the “Family Perspective.”
Co-Host, Eleanor “Momma Starks” is the mother of Max Starks, OT for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and a member of the NFL Mother’s Association. In the past, Starks was the President of the Gator Parent Association and during her tenure pioneered “The Family Perspective In College Sports – Through Parent Associations.”
Sport Mavericks can be heard “Live” on Tuesdays, at 8:00pm(EST); 7:00pm(Central) and 5:00pm(Pacific) on http://www.voiceamerica.com. Listeners are encouraged to call in with their questions or comments at 888-335-5204. Sport Mavericks replays 12 hours later in the AM. All previous shows are archived on http://www.voiceamerica.com
Ida Muorie and Eleanor Starks, Host are available as speakers for parent associations and professional organizations. Please call IRM Productions for details at 941-228-4288.
Sport Maverickstm will soon be releasing our “Women In Sports Series,” and their “Fifteen Pro-Ready Impact Principles” on satellite radio soon. If you are interested in being a sponsor please call IRM Productions at 941-228-4288.