Andover High Investigating ‘Coaching Methodologies’ After 3 Hockey Coaches Placed on Leave

Three of Andover High’s ice hockey coaches, including the Varsity Head Coach, have been placed on administrative leave as the school investigates questionable “coaching methodologies.”

Principal Philip Conrad and Athletic Director William Martin made the decision to remove the coaches, who are not staff members, from their posts Wednesday. School officials declined to elaborate on the allegations surrounding the coaches, other than to say that they are cooperating with a Department of Children and Families investigation that has since been opened.

“The safety and well-being of our students is our most important priority and I am disheartened to hear of the allegations against members of our coaching staff,” Conrad said.

Junior Varsity hockey coach Peter Loring has been named interim varsity head coach.