The incident, which was filmed, occurred during a match between Aigles de Côte-de-Beaupré/le-d’Orléans and Boucs de Québec-Center. In the Under-15s, the players are 13 and 14 years old.
Tough contact between an Eagles player and a Goat opponent initially left the latter on the ground. Immediately, the goat boss jumped onto the ice.
Instead of stopping with the injured player, the coach continued to tackle the opposing player, causing him to fall.
Referees and coaches on both teams quickly intervened to prevent the situation from deteriorating. The young Eagles player quickly got up and was unharmed, but this gesture caused panic in the Cote de Beaupre.
The Eagles head coach, Eric Grimard, initially thought the offending coach would stop with his player who stayed on the ground.
When I saw him come forward, I wanted to shout to the player to warn him. It happened quickly. hit herDescribes a person who lunges into the ring to confront the attacker.
I told him: What did you do there.. It’s over.. It was filmed.. It’s assault and I’m calling the police. And there I saw in his eyes that it was empty. It seems he just realized he made a mistake. I told her to get out and go to the bedroom.
Once the coach is off the ice, the referees end the game, sending both teams back to the locker room. According to Mr Grimard, the arena steward made sure to block access to the locker rooms from the stands to avoid any overflow involving parents. police officers from mintThen he arrived at the scene.
Everyone, whether it was the parents or the other trainers of the goats, agreed that what had just happened was unacceptable.Says the head coach of the Eagles.
spokesperson mintShe confirmed to Radio-Canada that a complaint of assault had been filed and that an individual was met by police at the stadium.
Boucs de Québec-Center and Aigles de CBIO are both overseen by Sports-Loisir Québec Nord-Est. General Manager Daniel Lerett admitted the association was in shock Monday morning when he saw the photos of the incident.
He’s a coach who’s been with us for over eight years and there’s never been anything like thatHe says.
Regardless of the suspensions that may be at the league level, the association decided to suspend it to a minimum until the end of the year, after which we will review in the off-season. It will certainly be more than that, but for now we want to manage in the short term and take care of the youngsters.
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