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NFL Launches Diversity Initiative To Increase Representation In Sports Medicine

There is a consistent conversation around the lack of diversity at the coaching and executive levels of sports. These disparities are even more apparent in the National Football League (NFL), where approximately 70 percent of its players are Black, and only 14 percent of 122 hires since 2003 were not white, the Wallstreet Journal reports. While much work is needed to increase diversity among the staff closest to the field, the NFL is making strides to ensure that diversity and inclusion are a part of the strategy. And, where is it being implemented? Sports medicine.

Josh Rodgers

May 26, 2022