The head coach of the women’s lacrosse team at progressive Ohio-based private school Oberlin College has become a target after she posted a message on her personal Instagram account standing up for biological women in women’s sports.
Kim Russell, 56, was reportedly subjected to a series of disciplinary hearings after she shared a post congratulating female NCAA swimmer Emma Weyant, who lost her first-place podium spot to transgender athlete Lia Thomas at last year’s women’s swimming championships.
“What do you believe? I can’t be quiet on this … I’ve spent my life playing sports, starting & coaching sports programs for girls & women,” Russell captioned the Instagram post.
One of Russell’s players, whom the coach said she was close to, allegedly complained about Russell’s post to administration. Russell