Re: Coach jailed for beaning autistic player
Originally Posted by Johnny Footstool
I think it's more like a "zero tolerance" policy and this jackass is being punished to try and deter other jackasses from doing similar things. I've got no problem with him spending time in jail if it sends a message to other parents.
Yes, abuse of coaches/players/umpires by parents and other coaches is a serious issue in youth sports, something should be done to attempt to curtail it.
We'll burn that bridge when we get to it.