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Raunecker, Sarah (Class of 1992, staff), 2023-04-12

Identifier: c181_raunecker_sarah_donovan_beatrice_2023-04-12

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1 .wav file containing oral history interview with Head Volleyball Coach, Sarah Raunecker, Class of 1992, conducted by Special Collections Oral History Intern, Beatrice Donovan, Class of 2023.5.

Introduction. Head women's volleyball coach. Director of Physical Education. 29th year as head coach. 10 years assistant basketball coach. (0:02); Equal treatment as a player. Late 80s. Early 90s. (0:31); Time away from Middlebury. CCI access. (1:10); Women's assistant basketball coach. Salary. Increased salary for men's assistant basketball coach. Equal salaries. (1:46); Change from administration. (2:45); Head volleyball coach. Assistant coach salary vs each coach salary. (3:33); Volleyball connection to Title IX. Proactiveness of Middlebury. Title IX expansion. Football. Field hockey. Title IX compliance.(3:55); Club volleyball. Participation. Softball. Club softball. (5:10); Coaching model. Shifting to coaching one team. (6:15); Recruiting. Letters. Different responsibilities. (7:12); Secretaries. Athletic Secretary. Football secretary. Sports information. (8:02); Email vs mailing. VHS recruiting tapes. DVDs. Access to recruiting materials. (9:40); Separation between Title IX and PE. (11:05); Luckiness of women's sports at Middlebury. Success of women's sports. Support and success. Rose-colored glasses. (11:59); Born in 1979. Boy's basketball team in 6th grade. Girl's teams in junior high. Cusp of access of women's sports. Discrepancies of women's sports in high school. (13:54); Recruited to Middlebury for basketball. Basketball coach turnover. (15:52); Revolutionizing of basketball at Middlebury. Tom Lawson. (17:20)


  • Creation: 2023-04-12

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