Trent Dilfer, a Super Bowl-winning quarterback who coaches highschool soccer, was caught on video over the weekend yelling at certainly one of his gamers throughout a sport.
Dilfer, the pinnacle coach of Lipscomb Soccer Academy in Tennessee, was seen grabbing certainly one of his gamers by the highest half of his jersey and pushing him. The participant, recognized as Beau Dawson, gave the impression to be simply upset as Dilfer. The previous quarterback demanded the participant sit on the bench and Dilfer needed to be separated from the highschool participant.
Dilfer launched a press release by way of the varsity Saturday, addressing the viral video.
“I need to tackle the incident on our sideline throughout Friday evening’s sport versus Independence that has drawn a variety of consideration,” he mentioned within the assertion. “Initially, I take full duty as the pinnacle coach and chief of our crew for not deescalating an emotional state of affairs with certainly one of our gamers, Beau Dawson. Beau is certainly one of our best pupil athletes and embodies all of the traits we’re in search of in our Mustang gamers.
“Beau performs the sport with the correct of ardour and is an inspiration to our gamers. Throughout a second of frustration and in an try and get our crew to play with extra self-discipline, I unfairly singled Beau out. One way or the other Beau Dawson has been portrayed publicly because the offender within the state of affairs, when in actuality, I ought to have been a greater chief and proven higher knowledge and discernment in how I dealt with this incident. Total, I couldn’t be extra happy with Beau and the remainder of our crew for the way they deal with the emotional nature of every sport they compete in.”
Lipscomb gained the sport thanks to 6 touchdowns from Alex Broome.
The college is without doubt one of the finest within the nation and are 2-0 through the 2021 season to date.