OXFORD,Maine (AP) —Football coach of a high school who accidentally posted a nude photo of himself on Facebook has resigned.
The coach tendered his resignation letter after posting a nude photo of himself, which he intended to be seen only by his girlfriend, on his Facebook wall.
Rick Colpitts, school superintendent, confirmed to the Sun Journal that former Oxford Hills School District football coach Paul Withee posted a picture that was supposed to be seen by his girlfriend but was accidentally posted to the public.
Colpitts accepted Withee’s resignation on Monday.
It was after a parent notified district officials on Feb. 7. that Withee was placed on paid leave. He told the newspaper that “I’m embarrassed, I’m ashamed, I’m humiliated.” He said his Facebook page was not visible to the public and that he has no student has his Facebook “friends”.