West Valley football coach resigns after pool incident, News Miner reports

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Roy Hessner, the West Valley football coach who was overseeing a preseason team building exercise at the UAF pool that left three students hospitalized, has resigned, according to the Fairbanks Daily News Miner.

The News Miner reports that the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Superindentent, Karen Gaborik, sent out an email to parents and staff today, Thursday, informing them of the resignation.

Norm Davis, a teacher at University Park Elementary who has helped coach football and wrestling for many years, will take over as acting coach, according to the Fairbanks North Star School District.

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