Roosevelt girls basketball coach Chad Kaihe has resigned, athletic director John Chung confirmed Monday.
Kaihe was in his second season as head coach. The former Nanakuli junior varsity coach was hired after longtime coach Hinano Higa stepped down before the 2016-17 season.
Roosevelt is 1-1 in Oahu Interscholastic Association regular-season play after a forfeit by Kailua and a 51-49 loss to Kaiser.
Two weeks ago, Roosevelt played in the Sacred Hearts Invitational preseason tournament. After the team’s last game, a 48-29 win over Waipahu, a tournament official said that Kaihe was assaulted by a player’s father in the parking lot. HPD was called to the scene. Chung said he was not aware of any charges pressed.
Chung, a longtime boys basketball coach at Roosevelt, is the interim girls coach and will likely remain the coach for the remainder of the season. Chung coached the team’s game last week.
Roosevelt will host Kahuku on Wednesday.
Kaihe was not available for comment.