“It was very upsetting and disappointing, especially after what happened, for him,” Ms. Lefever said in an interview.
Coach Platinum, who was hired by Coach in January to run the women’s soccer program at the University of Colorado, said that after learning that Ms. LaMotta was fired, she was devastated and was planning to file a grievance with the school.
“She has the right to do what she wanted to do and she has the ability to do it,” Coach Platinum said.
“It’s a great place to be, and a great opportunity to go and coach the women.”
Ms. Sommers, who is a member of the Denver Nuggets, said the coach’s departure was disappointing and made her wonder how many more women coaches might be in jeopardy.
“I have a lot of respect for the people that have been through it,” Ms, Sommer said.
“[Coach Platinum] was just the most supportive person I’ve ever been around.
He was a very hard worker.
“You never really get a sense of what they are feeling because you never get to talk to them about it.” “
Ms LaMottas new role at Colorado was supposed to last two years. “
You never really get a sense of what they are feeling because you never get to talk to them about it.”
Ms LaMottas new role at Colorado was supposed to last two years.
Coach was given permission to hire the former women’s professional soccer player, who played at the college level.
The woman’s contract expired in July and her attorney said that she has received no notice from the university or coach Platinum.
“They are just putting their foot down,” attorney Paul Hester said in a telephone interview.
“This has been going on for years and years.”
Coach Platinum did not respond to requests for comment.