“I was thanking God for you guys,” Kennedy recalls telling his players. “Then a couple said they were Christians and asked if they could join. I responded, ‘It’s a free country, you can do whatever you want to do.’”
Seven years later one must wonder whether he still believes this is a free country. In September, 2015 the school district began investigating the coach to determine if his prayers were constitutional. On September 17th the superintendent sent a demand letter to Coach Kennedy outlining what they wanted from him.