Toronto Six President Digit Murphy on progressing the women’s game

She's one the leading advocates for women's sports.

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In episode #157 of the Glass and Out Podcast, we’re joined by Digit Murphy, President of the Toronto Six, members of the Premiere Hockey Federation (formerly the National Women’s Hockey League).

Murphy has a diverse and decorated background in hockey and is one the leading advocates for women’s sports.

She spent 22 seasons as the head coach of the Brown University women’s program, capturing six ECAC Hockey titles and five Ivy League titles, and was the first female coach to reach 200 wins. She made the jump to the Canadian Women’s Hockey League in 2012, joining the Boston Blades. The Blades won the Clarkson Cup in two out of her three seasons at the helm and she was also the recipient of the league’s Coach of the Year award in 2014.

Follow her time in Boston, Murphy was recruited by the Kunlun Red Star, the KHL team located in China, to establish a team to participate in the CWHL and assist in developing their Olympic women’s team in preparation for the 2022 games. In her lone season with the Red Star, Murphy led them to the league final.

On top of all that, Murphy is also the co-founder of RUTH, an organization that prepares and connects female athletes with careers in the corporate world.

Find out her thoughts on progressing the women’s game, the key to keeping her energy and passion high throughout her career, and her philosophy on building a culture with a new franchise.

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