University of Kentucky fires cheerleading coaches over inappropriate conduct

Cheerleading coaches allegedly hazed their cheerleaders, putting the future of one of the best cheer teams in the nation up in the air.
2:25 | 05/19/20

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Going to turn to our "Gma" cover story that we have for you and that scandal at one of the best college cheer programs in the nation. The university of Kentucky where all of their cheerleading coaches were fired over alleged inappropriate conduct. Erielle reshef joins us with more on that. Good morning, erielle. Reporter: Good morning, robin. The university of Kentucky says its investigation centered on student behavior off campus but accuses staff of lax oversight for years, their findings and the fallout sending shock waves through one of the nation's most storied cheerleading programs. This morning, allegations of off-campus hazing, public nudity and underage drinking rocking one of the country's top college yacht cheerleading programs. This is not who we are at the university of Kentucky. This is not what we do. Reporter: The university of Kentucky firing all four of its cheerleading coaches after a three-month investigation found the staff failed to take sufficient steps to address the conduct. The cheer squad winning 24 national championships in 35 years ranked among the best in the nation. Family of a cheerleader sounding the alarm. The school launching the investigation which centered on alleged behavior at a cheer camp and an annual retreat. Coaches allowed cheerleading alumni to bring boats and alcohol to the retreat where some cheerleaders were naked and/or drinking while riding on Reporter: The detailed report broken into sections including alcohol and skinny-dipping. Some cheerleaders performed gymnastics routines that included hurling their teammates from a dock into the water while either topless or bottomless. Reporter: Head coach jomo Thompson, Ben head, Spencer clan and Clancy Lacroix all dismissed. Think did not act in ways to protect the health, safety and well-being of our students who were entrusted to their care. Reporter: But some cheerleaders rushing to their coaches' defense. One tweeting, wrong, wrong, wrong. Actions are made by individuals and not influenced by the coaching staff at all. And the university says the investigation found no evidence of sexual misconduct or assault and no cheerleaders have been dismissed as a result but the search for new coaches starts now. All right, thank you so much for that, erielle.

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