Heavily pregnant Coach Amelie Mauresmo looks on during a Wimbledon practice session for Andy Murray in July. Mauresmo is the first female to coach a top player on the men's tour.
Becky Hammon (L), a former WNBA player with the San Antonio Silver Stars is a full-time assistant coach with the NBA's San Antonio Spurs. She is tipped to be the the first female head coach in a major men's pro league.
Jen Welter has been named an intern coach with the NFL's Arizona Cardinals. Welter, who will work with the inside linebackers through training camp and the preseason, is the first female to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.
The Cardinal's Welter -- who has a PHD in psychology -- says she takes a mental approach to coaching. Welter is hoping to land a permanent role in the NFL.
Jen Welter is a former running back for the Texas Revolution in the Indoor Football League -- the first female to play pro football professionally in a non-kicking role.
Former Arsenal Ladies Manager Shelley Kerr made history last year by becoming the first senior female football manager in a British men's league. Kerr is currently coaching Stirling University in the Lowland League, the fifth tier of Scottish football, while completing a Master's degree in sports management.
Clermont Foot coach Corinne Diacre looks on during the French Ligue 2 football match against Brest in August, 2014 Diacre is the first woman to lead a men's professional team in France, and the first female to to coach in a second tier football league in Europe.