University of Guelph fires head coach Dave Scott-Thomas
Dave Scott-Thomas, head coach of the University of Guelph’s observe and box program, has been terminated. After an exterior evaluate, the college issued the next commentary this morning:
“The University of Guelph has terminated its relationship with Dave Scott-Thomas, the head coach of its track and field program. Recently, the University received information from former and current track and field athletes regarding their experiences on the team. During the course of reviewing this information and in the last 24 hours, the University became privy to new information regarding past unprofessional conduct. The well-being of our student-athletes is a priority; the University does not tolerate conduct from its coaches that is inconsistent with the core values and beliefs of the University of Guelph and our University’s Coaches Code of Conduct.”
The program has loved an extended historical past of good fortune in each particular person and group effects at the observe (indoor and out of doors) and in cross-country. The Gryphons swept the U Sports indoor championships in 2019.
Scott-Thomas has been a Team Canada head coach a couple of occasions. A bunch of Canadian elites teach with the Speed River Track advert Field Club, the place he’s additionally head coach.
Scott-Thomas has been on a private go away of absence from the college since October 2.