Gerhart out as head football coach at Norco after nine years

After nine successful seasons, the contract of Norco High School head football coach Todd Gerhart was not renewed, a source confirmed to the Daily Bulletin.

The news was announced to the Norco players at a 3 p.m. meeting on Friday and the players’ parents at a 4 p.m. meeting. Gerhart’s longtime defensive coordinator, Larry Baker, will take over as head coach at Norco.

The first indication Gerhart may not be brought back was when the coach was placed on administrative leave in April while the school conducted an investigation based on complaints alleged by a former assistant football coach.

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