Former PC Hoops Coach Welsh Resigns from Hofstra After DUI Charge
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) – Hofstra basketball coach Tim Welsh has resigned days after he was charged with drunken driving.
The resignation was announced by the Long Island school Monday. Welsh was hired in March and suspended by Hofstra on Friday. The school accepted the resignation “in the best interests of the
university and of the men's basketball program.”
Welsh was arrested Friday morning after Nassau County police found him stopped at a green light at an intersection in Levittown. He pleaded not guilty at his arraignment and is due back in
district court Tuesday.
Welsh previously coached at Iona and Providence. He spent the past two seasons as a TV commentator.
His lawyer did not immediately return a telephone message. Welsh's voicemail box was full.
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