Officials from the Pulaski School District in Wisconsin formally filed suit Wednesday against former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy a day after he was involved in an incident with referees after the basketball game. his son-in-law.
The complaint was forwarded to the Wisconsin Interscholastic Sports Association.
The incident occurred after Pulaski High School won a one-point victory over Notre Dame Academy, for which McCarthy's son-in-law plays.
The video obtained by an open request for records by FOX 11 in Green Bay seemed to show McCarthy follow referees who came out of the gym after the match. District officials confirmed that the man in the video was McCarthy and that he had directed an "unsportsmanlike language" for the referees.
"This parent has chosen to follow the officials and reprimand them, which is clearly unacceptable," Janel Batten, Pulaski Sports Director, told FOX 11. language."
Director of Sports Notre Dame Academy, Steph Mathu, told FOX 11 that the school was investigating the incident.
McCarthy, 55, has announced his intention to resume training in the NFL, but that he will not participate in the 2019 NFL season. He went 135-85-2 in over 12 years with the Packers, but was fired four days from the end of the 2018 season.