Chaparral High School wrestling coach fired after encouraging hazing incident

Rocky Johnson, who was in his first year as the wrestling coach at Chaparral, was caught on video encouraging a prank.

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A Chaparral High School wrestling coach has been fired after video was recorded of him encouraging a hazing incident, the Denver Post reported Friday.

Rocky Johnson, who was in his first year as the wrestling coach at the school, was caught on video encouraging a prank where one of his wrestlers was blindfolded and told to do a sit-up. When the wrestler sat up, the blindfold was removed and another wrestler was waiting in front of him with his naked butt exposed.

The Post reports that Andrew Stubbs, a parent of a sophomore on the team, was at practice on Jan. 27 “helping with drills” when he filmed the incident.

Stubbs reportedly showed the video to school administrators Monday. They suspended Johnson and then fired him after completing their own investigation.

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