Coaches dating players
But this year we've gone from zero cases to at least two a month." The relationship between a coach and any student can be intense, often in a constructive manner that produces positive results.
Usually, the relationship remains within the boundary of teacher and pupil, but sports psychologists are beginning to understand that there is a unique relationship between the male coach and the young female athlete, and that the delicate balance can sometimes tilt the wrong way.
“We definitely think this is a case of scapegoating,” Brown’s agent, Garry Rosenfield, told USA Today.
“Clearly, I feel betrayed and unjustly penalized by this action,” Brown said in a statement to USA Today.
Ashley Robinson, the school’s athletic director declined to comment for USA Today.
According to the case details, Belichick had known the woman since 1990 and had flown her to the Super Bowl in Houston. In late 2011, Vanessa Bryant, the wife of Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, filed for divorce—effectively ending their relationship of over a decade.
The couple had survived scandal in the past; most notable was the rape allegation he faced in 2004.
That’s the question regarding a recent incident involving the firing of Prairie View A&M University women’s basketball coach Dawn Brown after she suspended two female players from the team because they were dating.