Sierra College Athletic Appointee Faces Claims Of Assault, Verbal Abuse

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The man selected to head Sierra College's athletic department is fighting allegations of assault and verbal abuse at his current job at Mendocino College in Ukiah.

Thomas Gang, 44, is slated to replace John Volek as associate dean of athletics at the Rocklin campus. Gang's appointment is pending approval from Sierra College's Board of Trustees, which will vote Tuesday.

Mendocino College coaches, booster club members and even the chief of the Ukiah police and fire departments called The Bee in support of Gang.

"I did nothing wrong," Gang said in a phone interview.

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