He hopes other jurisdictions follow along. Deerfield Beach City officials ramped up their background screening process for youth coaches about 18 months ago when authorities told them about the investigation, but each city is in charge of setting its own ordinances and they vary widely on the issue.
Both men also are bail bondsmen in Broward County. The investigation definitely "highlights the lax background check standards for youth coaches," says Emily Attwood at Athletic Business. You currently have no gamblijg teams. If they are found guilty of illegally gambling, each could face up to five years in prison. Undercover investigators met the coaches in the end zone before the game.Bivins is the president and coach of the Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes, part of the South Florida Youth Football League. Also arrested: several. Nine men were charged with felony bookmaking for gambling on youth football games, as well as professional and collegiate sporting events. As much as $ wagered on South Florida Youth Football League championship, police say.