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PRESS RELEASE: The FCN announces their full support of Shannon Miller, Jennifer Banford and Annette Wiles


The Female Coaching Network (FCN) are announcing their full support of Shannon Miller, Jennifer Banford and Annette Wiles in their law suit against the Board of Regents of the University Of Minnesota Duluth.? In doing so we will be publishing the ?Expert Report? created by Donna A. Lopiano PH.D which will to be presented at the court case later this year.

We have gained exclusive access to this report and alongside exclusive interviews with the three female coaches involved, we will be highlighting the incidents of apparent discrimination the named coaches have suffered during their time at UMD.


?Discrimination of any coach based on their gender, sexual orientation, race or any other factor is abhorrent and we stand by those that speak out against it.? We have decided to take the above action with the aim of raising awareness of such discrimination and to inspire other coaches who may be going through similar incidents to speak the truth.?


Founder of the FCN – Vicky Huyton


The FCN as a whole would like to offer its full support to Shannon Miller, Jennifer Banford and Annette Wiles and ask that you join us by standing by them.

Please visit the following the URL over the next few days and weeks to read a variety of publications regarding this case and share your views and thoughts on social media using the following hashtag #SupportShannon?

For more information please email:

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