Though no misconduct was determined by the probe, which Rodriguez cooperated with fully, says USA Today's Dan Wolken , a former administrative assistant subsequently has threatened to file a lawsuit against him. Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: Today is a difficult day for the University of Arizona but also a day on which we reaffirm our commitment to our values — and to ourselves. This evening, we informed Head Football Coach Rich Rodriguez that we have terminated his employment effective immediately and will honor the separation terms of his contract. The decision is based on several factors, including the direction and climate of our football program.
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Arizona has fired head coach Rich Rodriguez. The school announced the decision Tuesday night, shortly after reports of his possible firing were floated. Rodriguez, after a former employee in the Department of Athletics alleged that Mr. Rodriguez harassed her on multiple occasions.
Arizona Has Fired Head Football Coach Rich Rodriguez Following Sexual Harassment Claim
The school fired him Tuesday night following an unremarkable six seasons and amid a sex scandal. According to the claim, Rodriguez made unwanted sexual advances toward Wilhelmsen and also pressured her to help keep his wife, Rita, from finding out about an affair he was having with another woman. Just eleven years ago, Rich Rodriguez had it all going his way.
Comment Late Tuesday evening, social media chatter quickly turned from speculation to facts when six-year Arizona Football Coach Rich Rodriguez was fired. Little did we know, in late October an investigation into sexual harassment allegations had commenced when a previous athletic department employee leveled accusations against him. Oh, yes, those dreaded words—sexual harassment. Arizona fires head football coach Rich Rodriguez on the same day a report surfaced that he would be the subject of a multi-million dollar lawsuit https: The University determined there was not enough evidence to back the charges by the former employee, but fired Rodriguez for other reasons uncovered in the investigation on and off the field.