Amid allegations that he behaved inappropriately with one or more students, the softball coach at Canton McKinley High School has been fired.
The Canton City Schools Board of Education approved the firing of Johnny L. McElroy at a regular meeting Monday night. McElroy has been suspended without pay since April. According to the Canton Repository, there were allegations that McElroy had "inappropriate physical contact" with students.
A union grievance contesting the firing has been filed.