According to the Miami Herald, Miami Northwestern High School officials are looking into whether the school’s football team, that has won three straight Florida state championships, held workouts during the coronavirus pandemic. While the investigation is conducted, head coach Max Edwards will be serving a suspension.
Can confirm that Miami Northwestern football coach Max Edwards has been suspended as the school investigates a possible unauthorized football practice.https://t.co/i2mjpb0qwg— Jordan McPherson (@J_McPherson1126) May 23, 2020
All high school sports in Florida has been shutdown since mid-March.
Here’s what Miami-Dade County Public Schools spokewoman Daisy Gonzalez-Diego told Miami Herald reporter Jordan McPherson:
“As soon as it learned about this unauthorized athletic activity. Further action may be taken against others who may have been involved in this unsanctioned event. The school is in the process of communicating with parents of students who may have participated.”Daisy Gonzalez-Diego via the Miami Herald
Northwestern finished No. 7 in the High School Football America in 2019.
Edwards has been the Bulls’ head coach since 2015 with a record of 51-16