Lake Park coach, administrators suspended as part of probe of ‘football-related matter’

Lake Park football coach Chris Roll had been suspended.

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Lake Park football coach Chris Roll.

Lake Park football coach Chris Roll.

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An internal investigation into a “football-related matter” has triggered a major administrative shake-up in Lake Park High School District 108, where the principal, athletic director and head football coach all have been either placed on administrative leave or indefinitely suspended.

District administrators said Principal Dominic Manola and Athletic Director Pete Schauer were placed on administrative leave effective Tuesday as part of the ongoing internal probe.

That decision came just days after Schauer sent a letter to parents of varsity football players on Friday informing them that head football coach Chris Roll had been suspended.

“I regret to inform you that this morning the district took the action to immediately and indefinitely suspend Chris Roll from his position as head varsity football coach,” he wrote Friday. “Workplace confidentiality rules restrict me from sharing any specific details, but I can share this action is a result of an ongoing investigation.”

Jon Busch was named interim head coach.

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