Texas A&M suspended a coach for derogatory sexual humor, and it wasn’t his first offense

Texas AM offensive line coach Jim Turner was one of two assistants suspended for two weeks without pay on Friday night, after images of sexually suggestive slides from a presentation at a football clinic for women held on Wednesday went viral.

It turns out Turner is no stranger to using sexual humor and making some of those around him uncomfortable.

Turner was a central figure in the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal of 2012 while working as the Dolphins’ offensive line coach. An independent report found Turner was at least aware of ongoing teasing in the locker room about lineman Jonathan Martin’s supposed sexuality, and in some cases complicit in it.

Turner was aware of the running “joke” that Player A was gay, and on at least one occasion, he participated in the taunting. Around Christmas 2012, Coach Turner gave the offensive linemen gift bags that included a variety of stocking stuffers. The gifts included inflatable female dolls for all of the offensive linemen except Player A, who received a male “blow-up” doll. [Jonathan] Martin and another player reported that they were surprised Coach Turner did this; Martin further said that he was offended that Turner

Article source: http://www.sbnation.com/college-football/2016/7/30/12330752/jim-turner-texas-aggies-miami-dolphins-fired

Useful Links: Swiss Watches | Watch Coupons | Coupons | Alu Foam | Security Rooms | Oldtimer | Bitcoin News

NO COMMENTS