Beginning her second season as an assistant basketball coach for the Aggies is Tricia Bader Binford. Prior to joining the Aggie coaching staff Binford was a member of the WNBA's Cleveland Rockers for four seasons, and worked as an assistant women's basketball coach at Boise State from 1999-2001.
Binford was the 31st draft pick in the 1998 WNBA draft and spent 1998 and part of 1999 with the Utah Starzz. She played for the Cleveland Rockers from 1999-02, and was on the 2001 Eastern Conference Championship team.
A 2001 Boise State Hall of Fame inductee, she is the BSU career assist leader (448), second among steals leaders (271) and fifth on the total points list (1,171).
Binford was the Idaho NCAA Woman of the Year in 1996 and graduated with honors from Boise State with a degree in criminal justice.
Binford and her husband, Todd, have one son: Justin, born April 3, 2004.