Michigan Athletics launched an announcement Saturday through which it introduced that assistant director of soccer recruiting Glenn “Shemy” Schembechler resigned from his function simply days after his rent was introduced by this system.
“Efficient this afternoon, Shemy Schembechler has resigned his place with Michigan Soccer. We’re conscious of some feedback and likes on social media which have prompted concern and ache for people in our neighborhood. Michigan Athletics is absolutely dedicated to a spot the place our coaches, workers and student-athletes really feel welcome and the place we absolutely assist the College’s and Athletic Division’s dedication to variety, fairness and inclusion,” stated the statement, which was signed by Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel and soccer coach Jim Harbaugh.
Schembechler’s resignation comes after his Twitter account was seen “liking” racist tweets. The account had reportedly been eradicating earlier “likes” however has since been deactivated.
Shemy is the son of legendary former Wolverines coach Bo Schembechler, who coached from 1969 to ‘89 and gained 13 Large Ten championships. Shemy had beforehand labored for this system as a graduate assistant again in 1993. He most lately labored as a scout for the NFL’s Raiders, and had announced his return to the program on Wednesday.