Alcohol-related incident involving members of Wausau West Boys Basketball coaching staff under investigation

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Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 3:44 PM CST
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - An alcohol-related incident involving members of the Wausau West boys basketball coaching staff is under investigation by the Wausau School District.

The statement says the incident did not take place on school property and no students were involved in the incident. The coaches did not attend Monday night’s practice

Four members of the current coaching staff will lead the team for the remainder of the season, including head coach Nate Lemmens and assistant coaches Jason Teske, Jason Waldvogel and Tekoya Cosby. There are six coaches on the coaching staff.

Here is the full statement from the Wausau School District:

The Wausau School District was made aware of an incident involving some of the coaching staff for the Wausau West High School Boys Basketball teams. This incident involved alcohol use; however, at no time were students involved or impacted.

Human Resources and our West Administrative team immediately started an investigation. While that occurred, the coaches did not attend last night’s practice.

As the investigation wraps up, the Wausau West High School Boys Basketball teams will be led by four members of the current coaching staff for the remainder of the season.

Since this is a personnel-related matter, we are not able to share any further information.