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'To all those other female coaches out there, keep rocking it'

Publish Date
Tue, 4 Feb 2020, 5:33PM
Coach Lee Turrell (third from right) with the NZ U20 men in Iran. Photo/Supplied

'To all those other female coaches out there, keep rocking it'

Publish Date
Tue, 4 Feb 2020, 5:33PM

Lee Turrell is a rarity: a woman coaching a men's sports team at international level. But the volleyball coach has never let gender barriers stand in her way - even in Iran. 

She joined Simon and Phil to chat about taking the New Zealand Men's U20 squad to Iran and the challenges the ultra conservative country presented, how she got into coaching at the national level, and the growing number of women in coaching roles across both genders. 

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