Jerry Reighard fired

Central Michigan University has terminated the employment of gymnastics coach Jerry Reighard, following an investigation that confirmed repeated disregard for the independent role of medical staff in addressing student-athlete injuries.

The latest incident, in February, involved Reighard attempting to influence a student to lie about or cover up concussion symptoms. A 121-page investigation report from CMU Faculty Personnel Services cites “egregious misconduct” by Reighard in attempting to undermine the university’s concussion management plan.

Gymnastics coach Reighard terminated for cause

CMU will be searching for a new Head Coach.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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