Posted 12/7/22

A basketball coach and teacher at Columbia Academy resigned last week after a video shows he threw a basketball at one of his players.

Columbia Academy confirmed Stephen Fields resigned Thursday after he was suspended for the basketball incident. Video shows Fields throwing a basketball at a female student and hitting her in the face. School president James Thomas said Fields worked at the school for six years.

The dean of schools became aware of an incident at practice Sunday afternoon, after suspending the coach, pending an investigation, his resignation was accepted Thursday.