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Upcoming Book Signings for HOW TO COACH GIRLS

We have the following book signing events planned. We hope you can join us.

Newtonville Books

10 Langley Road
Newton Centre
Newton, MA 02459

Saturday, March 31, 2018


Co-authors Alison and Mia will make a short presentation, take Q & A, and serve homemade cookies.

How To Coach Girls at Newtonville Books\

Artemis Yoga (home of Soccer on the Mat)

639 Mt Auburn St

Watertown, MA 02472

Friday, May 11

7 p.m.

Artemis Yoga HOW TO COACH GIRLS event\

South Shore Select

55 Recreation Park Drive

Hingham, MA 02043

Saturday, May 12


South Shore Select HOW TO COACH GIRLS event\

Did you know that 70% of all kids quit organized sports by the age of 13, with girls quitting at 6x the rate of boys?
Alison Foley, Boston College’s Women’s Head Soccer Coach, and Mia Wenjen, parenting blogger at, help coaches — both parent volunteer and professional — crack the code of how to keep girls in sports. As a mother of two daughters who played a lot of sports, Mia provides personal accounts to illustrate issues discussed throughout the book. Alison, also a mother of a young female athlete, has hands-on advice from coaching young women professionally for more than two decades.
Volunteer parents and experienced coaches alike will find invaluable advice on creating a successful team that motivates girls to stay in sports beyond the middle school years. Twenty-two chapters cover major issues, including how to pick captains, the importance of growth mindset, issues around body image and puberty, as well as the challenges of coaching your own daughter.
In addition, fifteen professional coaches from a range of sports, including former Olympian athletes, give their advice on what girls need from a coach to allow them to flourish in sports, and most importantly, have fun. This is a hands-on manual to help coaches keep girls in sports! Go HERE to read more about this much-needed resource for parents and coaches.