One of the more interesting comments in our discussion of athletics and diversity came from FH Alum.

I am an asian american alum who actually played on the field hockey team. Admittedly, field hockey in the U.S. (epecially in the northeast) does not consist of many players of color. However, there are many instances during my years on the fh team at Williams that made me aware of my race more than playing in high school. They are experiences that someone who is not a minority might never pick up on but for a person of color it creates a very uncomfortable atmosphere.

Details, please. Those of us without any conscious experience of these incidents need to be educated. And, as someone who coaches girls of all races, I certainly want to do what I can to ensure that none of my players are “uncomfortable.” Tell us your story.

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