Greenbrier High School basketball coach arrested after altercation with student
EVANS, Ga. (WFXG) - Greenbrier High School's head girls basketball coach was arrested Friday after a "physical altercation" during halftime at Friday's game. The district tells FOX54 it happened between a student and coach Zakeya Goldsberry, pictured above.
CCSD Police has charged Goldsberry with simple battery and family violence. Goldsberry was arrested and taken to the Columbia County Detention Center, where she was later released on bond.
According to Greenbrier High's website, Goldsberry is a teacher in addition to her duties as a basketball coach. A spokesperson says the case has been submitted to the district's HR department for an investigation.
In a letter sent to parents and staff the school said in part, "Safety of students and staff is top priority and the Columbia County School District does not tolerate inappropriate physical contact with students in any capacity."
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