Beth Bass, CEO of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association, and Celia Slater, the Executive Director of the NCAA Women Coaches Academy, are two women working to change negative and homophobic recruiting practices in women's collegiate sports.
Some women's college basketball coaches use a subtle vocabulary to make implications about certain other programs. But there's no polite way to say this: Their homophobia is creating a toxic atmosphere in the recruiting process.
Tyra Buss and Ashley Kelsick both are 5-7 junior guards who were among the top three scorers in the nation a year ago. This week, they've seen their hard work pay off as they signed their national letters of intent.