Ferris basketball coach investigated for alleged inappropriate conduct
Ferris basketball coach Don Van Lierop
SPOKANE, Wash. - Ferris High School's head boys basketball coach, Don Van Lierop is on paid administrative leave while the Spokane Police Department investigates a complaint against him leveled by a female student at the school.
The student brought up allegations of inappropriate conduct to the Police Department. Further details have not been released. Van Lierop was not arrested and has not been charged with a crime, nor is he commenting on the case against him.
In addition to his coaching duties, Van Lierop teaches social studies at Ferris. His boys basketball team has won two straight state titles.