White Station HS head football coach Devin Rutherford has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an investigation that he physically disciplined a player.
According to MCS, the appropriate authorities have been notified, and the investigation is ongoing.
White Station HS administrators held a meeting with the football parents on Wednesday, May 1st at 5:30pm to discuss the football program including the allegations against the coach. They also sent home a letter to all the Football parents.
Rutherford has been the Spartans head coach for the past five seasons, and led them to the Class 6A state championship in 2009.
Full letter here: http://content.foxtvmedia.com/whbq/WSHS Football-ParentLetter12.jpg