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  • Buccaneers become first NFL team with 2 female coaches

    When he was head coach of the Arizona Cardinals in 2015, Bruce Arians made Jen Welter the first female NFL coach in history. Now, as head coach of Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arians has made two more significant hires. On Wednesday, the Buccaneers became the first NFL team to have two women as coaches on its staff, announcing the hiring of Maral Javadifar as assistant strength and conditioning coach and Lori Locust as assistant defensive line coach. Locust and Javadifar are the first full-time female...

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  • NFL coach Bruce Arians proves hiring women is as simple as hiring women

    Last month, at the Women’s Careers in Football Forum, which exists to aid the National Football League in identifying “qualified women to join its next generation of leaders,” newly-minted Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians announced his plan to hire a woman as a full-time assistant coach this season. On Wednesday, Arians over-delivered on his promise [

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  • Bruce Arians keeps his promise, now has two women on his Buccaneers coaching staff

    Lori Locust has been hired as an assistant defensive line coach and Maral Javadifar will be an assistant strength and conditioning coach. They’re the first female coaches in the franchise’s history.

    Washington Post
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers become first NFL team with two female coaches

    New Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians made good on his word to hire full-time women coaches.

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  • Buccaneers hire 2 female assistant coaches

    The Buccaneers have hired Lori Locust and Maral Javadifar, the first full-time female coaches in franchise history, making Tampa Bay the first NFL team with two female coaches on staff.

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  • NFL Officials Hold Meetings Aimed at Hiring More Minority Coaches

    The NFL just wrapped their annual Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, an event where the top college prospects entering the draft are tested and interviewed by team officials.

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  • Bucs become 1st NFL team with 2 female coaches on staff

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Maral Javadifar and Lori Locust as assistant coaches, becoming the first NFL team with two female coaches on their staff. Locust and Javadifar are also the first full-time female coaches in franchise history. Locust will be an assistant defensive line

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