A professor of sports management explores the underlying reasons there is just one Black head coach and one Latino head coach left in the NFL when most of its players are Black.
By George B. Cunningham —The Conversation 5 minute Read 2:00 am
A couple of weeks after the close of the National Football League’s regular season, there is just one Black head coach and one Latino head coach left in the League— Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh-Steelers, and Ron Rivera of the Washington Football Team, respectively. This follows the firing of Brian Flores by the Miami Dolphins and David Culley by the Houston Texans.
In other words, in a league in which most of the players are Black, most of the NFL head coaches are white.