UT Permian Basin soccer coach put on paid administrative leave after players express concerns of her behavior

Head coach Carla Tejas was placed on paid leave after a group of players voiced concerns about her behavior on and off the field.

ut permian basin soccer coach put on paid administrative leave after players express concerns of her behavior
Credit: KHOU

ODESSA, Texas — The head coach of women’s soccer at the University of Texas Permian Basin  has been put on paid administrative leave, according to UTPB’s Director of Athletics Todd Dooley.

Head coach Carla Tejas is part of an ongoing investigation after a group of players sent an email to the university, Lone Star Conference and NCAA officials expressing their concern about Tejas’ behavior on and off the field.

The email sent by players also brought up concerns about mental health and academics, along with alleging how Tejas may have violated NCAA and Title IX guidelines.

In September, Tejas was arrested for driving while intoxicated, according to an arrest affidavit. The school said they were aware of the incident at the time, but Tejas remained coaching.

According to the Odessa Police Department, Tejas was pulled over going 56 mph in a 40 mph zone. The officer that pulled her over noticed the smell of alcohol on her and that Tejas was slurring her speech.

Two breathalyzer tests revealed Tejas had a blood-alcohol level over 0.15.

Dooley released the following statement regarding the allegations:

“We are aware of the allegations made against Coach Tejas. As a result, she has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Because this is an ongoing personnel matter, the University will not be able to comment further at this time.”

Tejas is the fourth women’s head soccer coach in the school’s history. She was hired by UT Permian Basin after taking Louisiana Christian College from a 1-16-1 record in 2019 to a 16-2-1 record in 2021. With that performance, she was named All-Louisiana Coach of the Year.

Tejas resigned as head coach at the end of 2021 to take the job at UTPB.

KHOU 11 on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

News Related

OTHER NEWS

Boy fighting cancer gets midair surprise on flight

Boy fighting cancer gets midair surprise on flight Hyrum Mace's family say he was “really excited” when he received his surprise. A young boy with cancer has been named an ... Read more »

Mom says daughter remains hospitalized 1 month after swallowing water bead toy

Mom says daughter remains hospitalized 1 month after swallowing water bead toy Folichia Mitchell said her 10-month-old daughter has undergone five surgeries. Kennedy Mitchell has been hospitalized for over three ... Read more »

Former first-round pick Alex Galchenyuk joins Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche agreed to terms with forward Alex Galchenyuk on a one-year contract for the rest of the 2022-23 season. The No. 3 overall pick of the Montreal Canadiens ... Read more »

Shaftesbury says West End is back as tourists and Elizabeth line boost footfall

Carnaby Street Christmas lights Landlord Shaftesbury has heralded a “rapid rebound” in the West End’s economy as shoppers flood back into the area, as it claims it is broadly insulated ... Read more »

NYY News: Derek and Donnie back in the Bronx?

NYY News: Derek and Donnie back in the Bronx? New York Post | Andrew Marchand: With a couple of high-profile former Yankees leaving posts with the Marlins, the Yankees’ in-house ... Read more »

Are you sitting in gridlock? How to get around Miami and Miami Beach during Art Week

The traffic on Interstate 195, the Julia Tuttle Causeway, is usually flowing well in both directions by 7 p.m. But, this photo from 7:03 p.m., on Tuesday of Miami Art ... Read more »

Juventus owner proposes Gianluca Ferrero as new chairman

Juventus majority shareholder Exor proposed Gianluca Ferrero as new the chairman to replace Andrea Agnelli who resigned along wioth the rest of the board The owner of Juventus put forward ... Read more »

Arizona County Refuses To Certify Election Results, Threatening A GOP House Win

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – NOVEMBER 02: Former U.S. President Barack Obama campaigns with Sen. Mark Kelly (D-AZ) and Democratic Governor nominee Katie Hobbs at Cesar Chavez High School on November 02, ... Read more »

EXPLAINER: What hazards are posed by Hawaii's Mauna Loa?

EXPLAINER: What hazards are posed by Hawaii's Mauna Loa? Lava is shooting into the air and flowing downhill as Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano erupts for the first time in nearly ... Read more »

Kellyanne Conway Meets With House Jan. 6 Investigators For 5 Hours

Kellyanne Conway, who served as a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, spoke Monday to investigators on the House select committee looking into the events surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021, ... Read more »

Stowaways found on a ship's rudder in Spain's Canary Islands

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain’s Maritime Rescue Service says it has rescued three stowaways traveling on a ship’s rudder in the Canary Islands after the vessel sailed there from Nigeria. ... Read more »

Pakistan's new army chief takes charge of military

Pakistan's new army chief takes charge of military Pakistan’s new military chief has taken command of the country's armed forces FILE – Pakistan army Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir attends ... Read more »

Hawai'i’s Mauna Loa erupts, people warned to prepare

The volcano, located on the state’s Big Island, is not an immediate threat. People have been told to look out for debris and ash Caleb Jones Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) ... Read more »

China Touts Vaccination Progress as It Seeks Reopening Path; Encourages Booster Shots for Seniors

CNS | Afp | Getty Images China said 65.8% of people over age 80 have received booster shots, up from 40% as of Nov. 11. Health authorities also announced a ... Read more »

Man shot dead in Staten Island; 2 suspects flee: NYPD

Man shot dead in Staten Island; 2 suspects flee: NYPD STAPLETON, Staten Island (PIX11) — A 53-year-old man was fatally shot in the chest in Staten Island on Monday evening, ... Read more »

City to Release 250 Million Gallons from Hodges Reservoir Over 2 Days

Repair work at Lake Hodges Reservoir Dam. Photo via @waterinsd Twitter The city will release around 250 million gallons of water from Hodges Reservoir into the San Dieguito River over ... Read more »

Jimmy Barnes cancels shows due to health issues requiring surgery

Jimmy Barnes says cancelling shows is “against my religion”, but he needs to undergo surgery and recover before resuming touring. (ABC News: Sara Tomevska) It’s doctor’s orders for Australian rock icon ... Read more »

NBA Twitter erupts after Pacers rookie sends LeBron James, Lakers home crying with a game-winning triple

11/28/22 The Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers, involved in countless trade rumors over the past few months, were locked in a tight battle on Monday night. LeBron James and ... Read more »

John Hinshaw: The Pa. Republicans won't change

John Hinshaw: The Pa. Republicans won’t change This was not the midterm election Pennsylvania Republicans were expecting. The New York Times reveals that voters in the Keystone State trended leftward, ... Read more »

19-year-old suspect accused of shooting 11-year-old in Tacoma road rage incident appears in court

Bail was set at $750,000 for a 19-year-old man accused of shooting an 11-year-old during a road rage incident Friday on Interstate 5 in Tacoma. According to court records, Jaden Maurice Davis-Gunn ... Read more »

Joyce Bryant, ‘bronze blond bombshell’ of the 1950s, dies at 95

Joyce Bryant, ‘bronze blond bombshell’ of the 1950s, dies at 95 Joyce Bryant, an African American singer who became known as the “bronze blond bombshell” of the 1950s, electrifying nightclub ... Read more »

Jeff Saturday defends clock management at end of Colts' loss

Jeff Saturday defends clock management at end of Colts' loss INDIANAPOLIS — Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday defended his clock management in the final minutes of Monday night's loss to ... Read more »

Bayern Munich 2 - 0 SGS Essen in the Frauen-Bundesliga: Recap and highlights

Bayern Munich 2 – 0 SGS Essen in the Frauen-Bundesliga: Recap and highlights After a Champions League letdown against FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich got back into the swing of things ... Read more »

World Cup 2022: Cameroon GK Andre Onana misses Switzerland match, reportedly leaves team after disagreement with coach

AL WAKRAH, QATAR – NOVEMBER 24: Andre Onana of Cameroon during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group G match between Switzerland and Cameroon at Al Janoub Stadium on November ... Read more »

Economic reports, 2023 market volatility, oil prices and more: Tuesday's 5 things to know

Events to watch on Tuesday include release of home prices for September and the latest consumer confidence index for November Read more »

Trump’s Jewish Allies Denounce Dinner With Kanye West and Nick Fuentes

Former President Donald J. Trump addressed the Republican Jewish Coalition’s conference in Las Vegas on a video call this month. For much of Donald J. Trump’s presidency, Jewish Republicans rationalized ... Read more »

European Markets Nudge Higher as China's Covid Policy Takes Center Stage

Kevin Frayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images This is CNBC’s live blog covering European markets. European markets were slightly higher on Tuesday as investors continued to monitor news ... Read more »

30 Gift Ideas For Anyone On Your List

This page may contain affiliate links.  As an Amazon and Rewardstyle affiliate, we may earn a small commission for any purchases made through these links. Click here for the disclosure ... Read more »

Soccer-Senegal welcome pressure of decisive Ecuador clash, says Cisse

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 – Senegal Press Conference By Hritika Sharma AL RAYYAN, Qatar (Reuters) – Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said his team are expected to reach the World ... Read more »

Facing indictment, Ald. Ed Burke will end his run as the longest-service City Council member ever, won’t seek reelection

With old photos and a slide show of his long history, Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, was honored at the City Club in Chicago on March 7, 2018, for his 50 ... Read more »

Predictions of lowland snow send Snohomish County residents scrambling to prepare

Predictions of lowland snow send Snohomish County residents scrambling to prepare The potential for the season’s first lowland snow has people in Snohomish County stocking up and hunkering down. With ... Read more »

Will Householter’s triple-double leads Mira Costa to big win over Lynwood

Will Householter sprung for rebounds, turning in one motion with nary a dribble and flinging the ball the length of the court, a floppy-haired high school point guard turning into ... Read more »

Wendy Williams Barely Able To Walk, Begs For Assistance While Entering Her New York Apartment

mega Fans have once again voiced their concern for Wendy Williams. In a shocking video shared to Instagram on Sunday, November 27, the former host of The Wendy Williams Show ... Read more »

Best Small Towns in Tuscany... Under The Sun

Who doesn’t love Tuscany, amiright? But Global Debauchery isn’t here to tell you everything you already know about a place. No, it exists to help you travel deeper. And how ... Read more »

Biden’s Genderfluid, Drag Queen Nuclear Official Charged With Stealing Woman’s Luggage

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 17: Sam Brinton attends The Trevor Project’s TrevorLIVE LA 2019 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 17, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by ... Read more »

YES Network interested in two Yankees legends

YES Network may be able to get two big names in the broadcasting booth. And it would be something of a reunion. The New York Post’s Andrew Marchand reports that ... Read more »

South Hill Mall brawl leaves man hurt, teen in custody; search continues for accomplices

A brawl at the South Hill Mall left one man hurt, a teenager in custody and four other teenagers wanted for assault. The victims say it began after a group ... Read more »

China lockdown protests pause as police flood city streets

HONG KONG —  With police out in force, there was no word of additional protests against strict government anti-pandemic measures Tuesday in Beijing, as temperatures fell well below freezing. Shanghai, Nanjing ... Read more »

USMNT’s Tyler Adams asked by Iranian reporter about being Black, representing the US

USMNT’s Tyler Adams asked by Iranian reporter about being Black, representing the US Tyler Adams, the captain of the U.S. men’s national team, took a question about discrimination in the ... Read more »

Jimmy Kimmel Trashes Trump’s Nick Fuentes Meal With Withering 1-Liner About Eric Trump

Jimmy Kimmel on Monday mocked the “meeting of the mindless” between Donald Trump, Kanye West, and notorious white nationalist Nick Fuentes at the former president’s Mar-a-Lago home. Trump tried to ... Read more »
Breaking thailand news, thai news, thailand news Verified News Story Network