Volunteer Coach Pleads Guilty

A volunteer coach police say punched a referee to the ground, pleaded guilty Wednesday.

Police say John Green assaulted referee Jeff Ely during an October middle school football game between Bell County and Corbin.

He was volunteer coaching for Bell County.

A special judge sentenced the 36-year-old to two years probation.

Green must complete an anger management program and stay away from the sidelines.

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