Island Coast softball coach resigns after son’s arrest

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CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The head softball coach at Island Coast High School has resigned as his son faces accusations of sending inappropriate pictures to underage girls.

Scott Striggow turned in his resignation to the Lee County School District Tuesday morning. In the letter, obtained by our partners at the News-Press, Striggow says:

“I, Scott Striggow, am resigning as Head Softball Coach from Island Coast High School. I think that it would be in the best interest of the school if I do so.”

His son, 22-year-old Jordan Striggow, worked as a volunteer coach with the softball team.

The 22-year-old admitted to investigators he did send photos of his genitalia to at least three underage girls dating back to 2013.

The school district says there is no indication that Scott Striggow knew of his son’s actions. A school district spokeswoman tells WINK News:

“We’re obviously disappointed in what has transpired. However, we’re a large employer, and we simply cannot predict the actions of an individual in their personal life.”

The district says head coaches are allowed to bring in anyone they want as a volunteer coach, as long as the volunteer passes a screening process and is approved by the principal.

The school district tells WINK News Jordan Striggow passed the screening. He also had nothing previous on his criminal record that would have disqualified him from the position.

Jordan Striggow currently faces three felony counts of transmitting harmful information to minors.

WINK News tried to contact the family for comment but we have not heard back.

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