37 min

Olympian Benita Fitzgerald Mosley Talks Title IX, Youth Sports and the Olympics League of Fans' Sports Forum

    • Sports

Benita Fitzgerald Mosley won the gold medal for the United States in the 100 meter hurdles at the 1984 Olympic Games.  She also was on the 1980 American Olympic team and was an alternate on the 1988 squad.  As a collegian at the University of Tennessee, Fitzgerald Mosley was a 15-time All-American.

Following her athletic career, she embarked on a career in sports marketing and administration, holding executive positions with the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, USA Track & Field and Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA.  Benita is currently Vice President, Community & Impact for League Apps and President of Fund Play.  Much of her current work centers around increasing sports opportunities for young people, especially those from underserved communities.

During this episode, we cover several topics, including the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the challenges left in the quest for gender equity in sports, the changes in the Olympic movement through the years, and current youth sports issues.

Benita Fitzgerald Mosley won the gold medal for the United States in the 100 meter hurdles at the 1984 Olympic Games.  She also was on the 1980 American Olympic team and was an alternate on the 1988 squad.  As a collegian at the University of Tennessee, Fitzgerald Mosley was a 15-time All-American.

Following her athletic career, she embarked on a career in sports marketing and administration, holding executive positions with the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, USA Track & Field and Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA.  Benita is currently Vice President, Community & Impact for League Apps and President of Fund Play.  Much of her current work centers around increasing sports opportunities for young people, especially those from underserved communities.

During this episode, we cover several topics, including the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the challenges left in the quest for gender equity in sports, the changes in the Olympic movement through the years, and current youth sports issues.

37 min

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