Diane Richardson would not have stood where she did Friday, being introduced as Towson’s women’s basketball coach inside SECU Arena, if she did not mind the grind of the profession. She has swept floors, has taken out trash — whatever it took to earn her first head coaching job.
But the onetime Bank of America official does not mind reminiscing about what she left behind decades ago.
“The private jet,” she said wistfully. There were also the personal secretaries, of course. Oh, and the fine dining.
Richardson, 58, was hired Wednesday to elevate the Tigers to the Colonial Athletic Association’s higher class. Former coach Niki Reid Geckeler’s four years in charge were a...