Sarah Behn steps down as women’s basketball head coach

Sarah Behn steps down as women’s basketball head coach

Training trade after allegations through former gamers, 20-64 convention file over six seasons

Sarah Behn stepped down from her place as head trainer of the ladies’s basketball staff, the College introduced the day before today in a press unlock.

“We admire all that Sarah has accomplished for the ladies’s basketball program at Brown and need her smartly in her long run endeavors” Director of Athletics Jack Hayes mentioned within the press unlock. 

“I wish to thank Brown College for permitting me to function head girls’s basketball trainer for the remaining six years,” Behn mentioned. “I’ve in point of fact favored the chance to paintings with such a lot of spectacular younger girls.”

Right through her six seasons as head trainer, Behn accrued a 20-64 mark within the Ivy League — a 23.eight profitable share — and a 74-96 general file. In 2017, Behn led the Bears to this system’s first look within the Ivy League event.

In the past, The Bring in reported on allegations circulated about Behn’s habits as girls’s basketball head trainer, and the Brown Band’s resolution to not carry out at the rest of the staff’s video games in protest of this alleged conduct.

Seven former gamers at the girls’s basketball staff advised The Bring in that Behn time and again made remarks about gamers’ weights, used language that they described as vulgar and singled out gamers for grievance, The Bring in reported. On the time, different present gamers defended the trainer and denied witnessing the alleged conduct.

Behn denied all allegations in a commentary to The Bring in. 

The College has began a seek for a brand new head trainer, in keeping with the click unlock.