MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) — The varsity boys hockey coach at Maple Grove High School has resigned after being charged with drunken driving in a boat incident involving several minors.
Tom Starkey announced his resignation Tuesday. Osseo Area Schools spokeswoman Barbara Olson said the school will work to hire an interim coach for the season and then hire a permanent coach.READ MORE: Next Weather Alert: First Round Of Severe Thunderstorms Rolls Through Minnesota
Starkey was arrested Sept. 5 for driving a boat with more than 0.08 blood alcohol content. He was charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated and likely will face a one-year jail sentence.READ MORE: What To Do When Severe Weather Strikes While Boating
The Star Tribune wasn’t able to reach Starkey for comment Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Feds Investigating Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked To Organic Strawberries; Cases Reported In Minnesota
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