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David Flom, suspended for reading racial slur aloud, is reinstated as Eden Prairie boys basketball coach

 

January 24, 2023

Mark Hvidsten, Special to the Star Tribune

David Flom has been with Eden Prairie as coach and teacher since 2006.

Eden Prairie coach David Flom found himself in familiar territory Monday night, hearing players' sneakers squeaking on the basketball court.

Flom was reinstated as boys basketball coach by the Eden Prairie school district Monday after being suspended Dec. 8 over a racial slur he read to players from a social media post.

An email sent to players, parents and alumni indicated Flom read the racial slur aloud during a classroom session with players and assistant coaches. The focus of the session was responsible use of social media.

https://www.startribune.com/david-flom-reinstated-eden-prairie-boys-basketball-coach-high-school-racial-slur-classroom-session/600245889/

 

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