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January 27, 2016

Head-butt incident costs Jerry Devine Neshaminy coaching job

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Neshaminy High School basketball coach Jerry Devine appeared to head-butt a referee in this video posted to YouTube. The incident occurred during a game with Pennsbury High School on Jan. 5, 2016.

Jerry Devine, the Neshaminy High School basketball coach who made national headlines for getting physical with an official earlier this month, has returned to his teaching job as a special-education instructor. He won’t be coaching at the school anytime soon, though.

Devine was dismissed from his coaching position on Tuesday. From

Jerry Devine had been suspended from his position as the head coach of the boys' varsity basketball team at Neshaminy High School since the Jan. 5 incident.

He was officially removed from his coaching duties during a Tuesday night school board meeting.

For the incident, the ten-year coach at the school was reportedly charged with harassment.

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