Coach Martinez holding the blue championship trophy high following the 2016 championship win. Valley Daily Post photo
BREAKING NEWS: Coach Richard Martinez Placed On Administrative Leave
Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez confirmed Tuesday morning that EVHS High School basketball coach Richard Martinez has been placed on administrative leave. Gutierrez declined to discuss the reason for the action, stating that it is an personnel matter and that she is unable to comment at this time.
Coach Martinez led the EVHS boys basketball team to the 5A championship on March 12, only the second state basketball championship in school history.
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