Keywords

Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History

Introduction

As bad as Jon (not John) Gruden’s email revelations were, the news coming out of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) was worse. The principal player in this disaster is Paul Riley, who is now the poster boy for sexual harassment. His activity took place across two teams over six years while coaching NWSL teams in Portland and North Carolina. Riley had been one of the most respected and successful coaches in women’s soccer, in both the NWSL and with the United States National and Olympic teams. Over the past six years, he built this reputation and public image, although it did not reflect reality.

Publication Date

10-18-2021

Document Type

Commentary

Format

application/pdf

Source Title

Sport and Society for Arete

Language

English

Publication Version

Author's version

College

Academic Affairs

Department

History

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