June 14, 2016
Tim Penprase, who guided Oaks Christian to the Marmonte League baseball championship after briefly threatening to leave the program, is out as coach, the school announced on Tuesday.
Penprase resigned, then came back this past season after the school administration backed off from making him change his coaching staff after alleged complaints from parents.
But in a news release, the school statement said, “This past season we began the prcoess of evaluating the Oak’s baseball program and this is continuation of that process,” said Head of School Rob Black.
Black thanked Penprase for his success and leadership.
According to the release, “A key goal of Oaks Christian athleticis is the development of programs that not only achieve success in skills and development and excellence on the field but in building an athlete’s character that will serve these young men and women well in life beyond their high school sports careers. Oaks Christian baseball, in its second season in the large school Marmonte League, has been very competitive and finished this year as the league champion.”
My opinion: This is utter nonsense. Some parents didn’t like things and a change was made. Welcome to 2016.
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