Athletic director Steve Francis confirmed that Barnstable girls hockey coach Kim Sullivan and assistant coach Bill Loughran have resigned.
Sullivan was the Boston Globe 2007 Coach of the Year after leading the Red Raiders to the MIAA Div. 2 state championship, the first in Cape Cod girls ice hockey history. Loughran was on the bench as well.
Jeff Sollows, the father of captain Courtney Sollows, and assistant coach Ross Alper will take over the girls hockey team.
“Tensions have been rising up because of issues she has been facing,” said Francis. He refused to comment further.
“I value Kim as a coach, She is one of the best coaches around," said Francis, “and this is a great loss to the hockey team.”
The team is 0-1.
Sullivan was the second Barnstable head coach to resign from a varsity position in less than two weeks. On Dec. 3, football coach Doug Crook resigned.
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