NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The head baseball coach at New Hanover High School, Richard Foy, has resigned, months after he was charged with assault on a female after an incident that occurred on school grounds.
New Hanover Board of Education Chairwoman Lisa Estep made the announcement about Foy’s decision at a school board meeting Thursday afternoon.
Foy was suspended with pay by New Hanover County Schools on December 12.
Earlier this month, his case came to a deferred prosecution agreement, meaning the state and the defendant agreed to discontinue the case for 10 months.
Foy led the Wildcats baseball team to back-to-back state championships and a combined record of 56-3 over the past two seasons.