Rowing in Color

Beata Coloyan & Jasmine Howard: How They Built a Diverse and Competitive Public School Girls Rowing Program at Boston Latin School

November 19, 2020 Season 1 Episode 39
Rowing in Color
Beata Coloyan & Jasmine Howard: How They Built a Diverse and Competitive Public School Girls Rowing Program at Boston Latin School
Show Notes

#039 - Beata Coloyan and Jasmine Howard coached the Boston Latin School Rowing team to a nationally competitive public school team. As coaches of color themselves, both have worked to make the teams’ demographic make up match the percentage of students of color at the school.

In this episode, we talked about:

  • How have various experiences impacted you are a coach? [ ]
  • Describe your work with the Boston Latin Rowing team and making it more accessible.
  • Describe the racial makeup of your coaches [56:55]
  • Do you think there’s something women of color can do to invite more women of color to be coaches? [1:05:00] 
  • Given their legal and political backgrounds, are their thoughts on politics in rowing? [1:11:39]
  • What are your next goals for your team and for yourself? [1:18:15]

… and much more.

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