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.