HARTFORD, Conn. — Corridor of Fame basketball coach Jim Calhoun has been accused of sexual discrimination by a former affiliate athletic director on the College of Saint Joseph, the Division III faculty the place Calhoun now works.

Jaclyn Piscitelli filed a lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Courtroom in opposition to the small Catholic faculty, which started admitting males in 2018.

Jim Calhoun accused of sexual discriminationSaint Joseph head coach Jim Calhoun has been accused of sexual discrimination by a former affiliate athletic director on the faculty. Richard Messina for ESPN

She alleges she was fired after complaining concerning the conduct of males within the athletic division, together with Calhoun, 77, after he was employed to kind and coach the college’s males’s basketball staff.

She alleges, amongst different issues, that the previous UConn coach as soon as known as her “scorching” and on one other event pressured her to scrub up espresso grounds he spilled, telling her it was one thing his spouse would do for him at dwelling.

A faculty spokeswoman says Saint Joseph “takes compliance with all issues regarding Title IX very significantly.”

A textual content message searching for remark was left for Calhoun, who isn’t named as a defendant within the lawsuit.