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Former NFL Coach Reportedly 'Berated' Referees At Son's HS Basketball Game

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KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 30: Head coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers motions from the sidelines during the preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on August 30, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A former NFL head coach reportedly got into it with some referees at a high school basketball game in Wisconsin this evening.

FOX 6 is reporting that former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy had an incident with the officials following his stepson's basketball game on Tuesday.

McCarthy's stepson reportedly plays for Notre Dame Academy, which lost to Pulaski High School on Tuesday night.

McCarthy has reportedly been a regular figure at their games this season, though he "crossed the line" this time, per the report.

From the report:

“This parent chose to follow the officials and berate them, which is clearly unacceptable,” said Janel Batten, Pulaski’s athletic director.

Through an open records request WLUK submitted to the Pulaski School District, WLUK obtained security footage from moments after the game concluded.

There is no audio, but you can see a Pulaski staff member escorting the referees out of the gym, with a man following behind. District officials confirmed the man was McCarthy.

Notre Dame Academy, meanwhile, released the following statement:

"We have been contacted by the WIAA regarding last night’s basketball game, and we are currently looking further into this situation. We will continue to stress the importance of sportsmanship and respect to our students, parents, fans, and community members.”

McCarthy, 55, is reportedly taking the 2019 season off and will re-consider his coaching options heading into 2020.