SOUTH PARIS, Maine (AP) — It took 10 minutes of online exposure for a high school football coach in Maine to lose his job.
Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School football coach Paul Withee (WIHTH’-ee) resigned his positions as coach and middle school science and math teacher on Monday, a week after he posted a nude photo of himself on Facebook.
School Superintendent Rick Colpitts says Withee intended to send the explicit photo to a friend but ended up making it public to his Facebook friends. Colpitts says the photo was posted for 10 minutes, which was long enough to be seen by a parent who brought it to the school administrators’ attention.
Withee couldn’t be reached for comment Tuesday by The Associated Press, but he told the Sun Journal newspaper in Lewiston that he’s “humiliated.”