Former soccer coach sues EWU for discrimination

Bodnar is seeking for $5 million in damages

CHENEY – Former women’s soccer coach Chad Bodnar is suing Eastern Washington University for $5 million for alleged discrimination against the female athletics program.

A 29-page complaint filed last summer with the Washington State Human Rights Commission alleges Bodnar faced discrimination after continuous “efforts to report sex discrimination pursuant to Title IX.”

The alleged discrimination comes in the form of resources allotted to the male sports program versus the woman’s sports program.

“This pattern and practice of discrimination against EWU’s female athletes was manifested in the uneq...


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