‘She is a true role model for all young people today’
Super Bowl champion coach’s success started in Diocesan Catholic schools
BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense decided to run out the clock in victory formation at Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7, along the sidelines stood a woman who already made history: Maral Javadifar, who is one of the first full-time female coaches in the NFL.
Long before Bucs head coach Bruce Arians announced the addition of Javadifar in 2019 as the assistant strength and conditioning coach, some of Javadifar’s first competitive successes took place at a small gym at St. Mel’s Catholic Academy in Flushing …
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