RINGLING, Okla. (KTEN) — Ringling High School principal and head football coach Philip Koons has been charged with outraging public decency in Jefferson County.

There are no further details about the case, which is a criminal misdemeanor.

Parents and students claimed Koons, 61, verbally and physically abused high school athletes in February.

But following those allegations, the Ringling Public School board of trustees voted unanimously to renew Koons' contract in May.

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