NEWS BRIEF: NFL working on diversity issues in management at Atlanta meeting
NFL to bring “60 female and minority prospects for head coach and general manager”
On the agenda at today’s National Football League owners meeting in Atlanta is the launch of a program aimed at diversifying access to its leadership positions. The new Coach and Front Office Accelerator "will bring 60 female and minority prospects for head coach and general manager, with representation from all 32 teams," officials said.
Candidates "will participate in workshops that include the business of football, partnering with the media, branding, a roundtable session with owners, and more." The program comes as the NFL "continues to struggle with its diversity record at head coach and GM." sportsbusinessjournal.com