Mililani football coach Rod York chats after his team lost to Kahuku in the OIA championship game.
The more I hear coach Rod York speak, the more I like the guy. He is always so humble and respectful. Win or lose, he gives credit to the other team. What an awesome coach setting a good example for the kids (and adults!). Best of luck to all teams heading into states.
I’ll be rooting for my alma mater. GO BIG RED!!
That the same humble guy who was throwing tantrums throughout the Kahuku game? Running onto the field without getting a penalty? Must be a different guy lol
It’s the passion for the game he was displaying on the sidelines, not tantrums ! Every coach is different and that’s what we need that fire! Good luck coach. OG RRFL!
Was it passionate words he was yelling at #21 after the kid tackled his QB?
Yup, all passion @88, it could be good and it could be bad, but yes ,passion and a competitive spirit! By the way #21 is my nephew! ! RRFL
@88. You probably was watching the game on TV, i was at the game, and also watched the game on TV (dvr) the next day. What happened on that play was the QB scrambled to the right and got hit by Latu (#21) as the QB threw the pass. It was a legal and excellent hit by the linebacker. The QB got injured as Latu landed on him. After the play, Latu got up and walked away. As the injured player laid on the ground clutching his shoulder in pain another defensive player who was nearby approached the QB, and TAUNTED the QB, which resulted in the unsportsmanlike penalty. Those passionate words you refer York was saying wasn’t aimed at #21, but probably at the other defensive player who was taunting the injured player (in my opinion). In a nutshell, great defensive play by #21, but a No Class Act by his teammate. Watching the game on TV did not show the other defensive player standing over the injured player and taunting him.
“It could be good and it could be bad” Whaaaat?! So as long as it was “passionate and a competitive spirit” its okay to talk to a minor that way? If thats your nephew I hope you kiss da floa next time KavaMan see’s you…
The only people that should retaliate to dirty play and taunts is the players themselves, where was the Trojan teammates to come to their QB’s defense? The head coach should not be ranting off at the opposing players instead it is totally appropriate to rant at the ref or even walk over to the other head coach in a gesture to let everyone know that we dont like what your player/players did.
This is the Iolani tradition that York was taught? I think not.
Does he want to strap it up and get in a 3point stance against Tanoai Reed? I think not.
@NSfootball- try ask Tanoai before you drop his name. They both was up at UH at the same time and I think they went couple rounds already.
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