Roxane Coche, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Sports Journalism and Communication
Assistant Professor - Department of Telecommunication
Before coming to UF in 2018, Coche had been an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis, teaching undergraduate and graduate students in broadcast, sports journalism and entrepreneurial media. Prior to that, she was a lecturer in the Department of Communication, Media and Journalism at the University of North Georgia Dahlonega and a visiting professor in the Communication and Sciences Program at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara in Mexico.
She is the creator, producer and faculty leader for the multimedia project Once More at the River: From MLK to BLM.
Coche, who was born and raised in France, began her career as a freelance sports reporter and producer in Paris. She worked on major events such as the 2008 Soccer European Championship, 33rd America’s Cup and 2010 Olympic Games, 2008 U.S. Open and 2010 Australian Open and recently covered the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Ph.D., University of North Carolina in 2013,
M.A. in English and American Civilization, Universite Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2009
M.A. in Bi-lingual Journalism (French and English) Universite Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2008
B.A. in English, Institut d’anglais de Paris Charles V – Université Paris VII.
- Roxane Coche Receives 2020 BEA New Faculty Research Grant (November 12, 2020)
- Roxane Coche Co-Authors Article on World Cup Soccer Newspaper Front-Page Coverage (October 2, 2020)
- Behind the Scenes: COVID-19 Consequences on Broadcast Sports Production (September 18, 2020)
- Roxane Coche and Benjamin Lynn Co-Author Article on Broadcast Sports Production During the COVID-19 Pandemic (August 27, 2020)
- Roxane Coche Co-Authors Article on the First Black South African Olympic Marathon Winner (July 29, 2020)
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Refereed Journal Articles
Bell, T. R., & Coche, R. (2020). “Victory on Their Own Terms”: American Front-Page Framing of the USWNT Repeat World Cup Championship. Journalism Practice, Online Publication First. DOI: 10.1080/17512786.2020.1827451
Coche, R., & Lynn, B. J. (2020). Behind the scenes: COVID-19 consequences on broadcast sports production. International Journal of Sport Communication, 13(3), 484-493.
Bell, T. R., & Coche, R. (2020). “The Man South Africa Forgot”: Media Construction and Redemption of Post-Apartheid Hero Josia Thugwane. Journal of Sports Media, 15(1), 99-123. Retrieved from https://muse.jhu.edu/article/761105
Coche, R. (2020). Using oral history to create a student-driven interdisciplinary service learning project that culminates in a feature documentary. Journal of Media Education, 11(2), 39-45. Retrieved from https://en.calameo.com/read/0000917898a07ac2096e4
Sipocz, D., & Coche, R. (2019). Tweetkeeping NBC's Rio Olympics. Ohio Communication Journal.
Bell, T. R., & Coche, R. (2018). High Power Kick: Content Analysis of the USWNT 2015 World Cup Victory on American Front Pages. Communication & Sport, 6(6), 745-761. DOI: 10.1177/2167479517734853
Coche, R., & Tuggle, C. A. (2018). Men or Women, Only Five Olympic Sports Matter: A Quantitative Analysis of NBC’s Prime-Time Coverage of the Rio Olympics. Electronic News, 193124311773906. DOI: 10.1177/1931243117739061
Coche, R., & Le Blond, O. (2018). Is the world ready for a woman coaching a top male athlete? Analysis of online reactions to Mauresmo's appointment as Murray's coach. Women's Studies International Forum, 69, 9-17. DOI: 10.1016/j.wsif.2018.04.003
Coche, R. (2018). How the NWHL uses Twitter to #GrowTheGame. Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies, 4(1), 371-384. DOI: 10.25275/apjabssv4i1ss12
Coche, R., & Tuggle, C. A. (2017). Developing more sophisticated methods for measuring olympic medal success. International Journal of Sport Management, 18(3), 313-239. Retrieved from https://americanpresspublishers.com/IJSM.html
Coche, R. (2017). How Athletes Frame Themselves on Social Media: An Analysis of Twitter Profiles. Journal of Sports Media, 12(1), 89-112. DOI: 10.1353/jsm.2017.0004
Coche, R., & Tuggle, C. A. (2016). The Women’s Olympics? A Gender Analysis of NBC’s Coverage of the 2012 London Summer Games. Electronic News, 10(2), 121-138. DOI: 10.1177/1931243116647770
Coche, R. (2016). Promoting women’s soccer through social media: How the US federation used Twitter for the 2011 World Cup. Soccer & Society, 17(1), 90-108. DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.919279
Coche, R. (2015). The Amount of Women’s Sports Coverage on International Sports News Websites’ Home Pages. Electronic News, 9(4), 223-241. DOI: 10.1177/1931243115604882
Coche, R. (2014). What Women’s Soccer Fans Want: A Twitter Study. Soccer & Society, 15(4), 449-471. DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2012.753542
Coche, R. (2014). How Golfers and Tennis Players Frame Themselves: A Content Analysis of Twitter Profile Pictures. Journal of Sports Media, 9(1), 95-121. DOI: 10.1353/jsm.2014.0003
Coche, R. (2013). Is ESPN Really the Women’s Sports Network? A Content Analysis of ESPN’s Internet Coverage of the Australian Open. Electronic News, 7(2), 72-88. DOI: 10.1177/1931243113491574
Coche, R., Meân, L. J., & Guerra, O. (2017). Bicultural Stress, Soccer, and Rivalry: How Mexican–Americans Experience the Soccer Competition Between Their Two Countries. In Perspectives on the U.S.-Mexico Soccer Rivalry (pp. 265-287). Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-55831-8_12
Coche, R., & Guerra, O. (2017). Food-Ball: Tailgates that Enculturate Before US–Mexico Fútbol Matches. In Perspectives on the U.S.-Mexico Soccer Rivalry (pp. 223-241). Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-55831-8_10
Coche, R. (2017). Sandrine Rangeon: Denied ‘alien’ visa despite out-of-this-world abilities. In Women in Sports: Breaking Barriers, Facing Obstacles (pp. 39-58). , USA: Praeger.
Coche, R. (2019). Once More at the River: From MLK to BLM. Film.
Syllabi from the current and three previous semesters:
- RTV 3593 - Multimedia Sports Reporting - section 048H - Fall 2020 (PDF)
- JOU 4313 - Sports Reporting - Summer 2020 (PDF)
- RTV 4930 - Sports Capstone - section 0001 - Spring 2020 (PDF)
- RTV 4930 - Communicating Soccer Globally - section 089H - Spring 2020 (PDF)
- MMC 6936 - Sports Branding - Fall 2019 (PDF)
- RTV 4930 - Intro to Sports Production - section 3F85 - Fall 2019 (PDF)