Originally Posted by Sea Ray
My point is why isn't it illegal to discuss a new job with a head coach who's currently under contract to a school? It goes without saying that asking permission is the ethical thing to do but if the school doesn't technically have to grant it, so what? It's bad enough that coaching contracts don't seem to mean much these days but I'd think that a school paying a coach should at least retain the power to approve the dealings, give deadlines etc.
When I was a teenager, I interviewed for a job at Domino's when I was still employed by Thriftway. It may not have been ethical, but I got a an 80-cent-per-hour raise out of it.