CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey high school football coach says he’s being forced out because he has too many black athletes on his team.
Camden Catholic High School informed Nick Strom on Friday that his contract as a history teacher would not be renewed for next year. The Courier-Post reports he also was asked to resign from his posts as head football and golf coach, and was fired Monday evening.READ MORE: Brian Laundrie's Remains Found In Florida Nature Reserve, Officials Say
Strom alleges officials fired him because he isn’t “conforming with their viewpoints” on what they want the student body and the football team to look like. He said he was asked multiple times about student athletes’ ethnicities.READ MORE: Experts Predicting Above Average Snowfall, Overall Above Average Temperatures This Winter
Camden Catholic President Mary Whipkey denies Strom’s allegations, saying she never discussed race with him.MORE NEWS: Gabby Petito Search: Timeline Of Road Trip With Fiancé Brian Laundrie, Notable Dates And Events
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