Dave Logan of Denver, an extremely popular and highly successful football coach at J.K. Mullen High School, was fired on Wednesday.
The school did not provide much information about his firing. (9News is soliciting tips on the situation to its firstname.lastname@example.org email address.)
The school's president told the Denver Post that he wanted a coach who can be a full-time member of the school community and be engaged in every facet.
He also released the following statement:
We are grateful for his time, commitment and dedication to Mullen. He has served our community well during his nine years of service and our community is very appreciative to him. We wish Coach Logan the best of luck in his future endeavors and thank him for his contributions to Mullen.
Logan's overall record is 90-11 during his tenure at Mullen. He led the school to four 5A state championships, according to 7News.
Now, he 'could be' headed to Cherry Creek High School, tweeted Colorado sports talk radio host Chris Bianchi (@chrisdbianchi), citing a phone call he received.
Logan was the 2010 Colorado High School Coach of the year, according to 9News. His unexplained firing sparked outrage among the Mullen community.
The Gazette reported that about 100 students from Mullen gathered in a parking lot to protest Thursday morning. Some members of the Mullen community took to Twitter to voice their displeasure.
Connor Healy, a former Mullen football player under Logan, tweeted that he was honestly am shaking with rage, reported the Denver Post.
Another former Mullen football player, Brady Daigh, tweeted R.I.P Mullen. Ur dead to me.