North Kingstown athletic director resigns, as allegations in district continues

North Kingstown Hig
This is a file image of North Kingstown High School. (WLNE)

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — The North Kingstown High School athletic director resigned on Monday, as allegations in the district continues.

In a statement Wednesday, Superintendent Michael Waterman said, “I received the resignation of our athletic director, Chris Cobain.”

Cobain will serve in his role as athletic director until Oct. 22.

“Chris is leaving voluntarily pursue other professional endeavors. I wish Christ all the best,” said Cobain.

In a letter released Monday night, attorney Timothy Conlon said he was contacted by another adult former student that reported inappropriate behavior by a middle school teacher and former coach, that a “formal complaint” was filed against in April.

Former North Kingstown boys’ basketball coach Aaron Thomas is also facing charges of child molestation and sexual assault.


Categories: News, Rhode Island