Gymnastics coach on leave after tattoo citations

I thought I’d heard everything. :-(

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — Park High School’s head gymnastics coach was placed on a paid leave of absence after he was criminally cited for tattooing minors without written parental consent.

Terry Robert Hardy, 37, of Hastings, told Hastings police he had received verbal permission to tattoo the teens, but police and parents dispute that. …

Hardy also was fired from a separate position as head of the school district Community Education’s youth gymnastics program.

One of the teens, a 16-year-old girl, received three tattoos from Hardy. One is on her wrist and reads “Strength.” Another was done on her shoulder blade, and a cross was done on her neck. …

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#2 JO on 12.10.13 at 11:23 am

This is the kind of person who makes my job harder then it needs to be.

#3 Jason on 12.10.13 at 4:04 pm

*than

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