So far there hasn't been any statement from the coach. Here's the word from administrators . . .
Olathe School Board President Joe Beveridge apologized to the Banks family, and he said the move to fire Flood was one of the most important steps the board has ever taken and they “were committed to getting it right.”
“Anyone who demonstrates racism and bigotry like this has no place in (the) district,” Beveridge said. “The school district stands firmly against racism, discrimination and racial profiling of any kind. It is in direct conflict with the value of inclusivity.”
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The Olathe North High School baseball coach was fired Monday morning by the Olathe School Board after the district said it investigated a remark the coach made to a student-athlete.The district on Friday recommended to the board of education that Eagles baseball coach Pete Flood be terminated from his job.