Hermantown Golf Coach Provides Alcohol To Minors
Kyle Ernst, Assistant Golf Coach of Hermantown High School, has been charged with providing alcohol to minors after the team lost at the state tournament.
The 26-year-old coach was arrested around 3 a.m. on Thursday at the hotel in Shakopee that the team had been staying in. Ernst told officers he had provided alcohol to members of the team for a good time, after his team lost by one stroke in the state tournament. The coach had gone to a liquor store to purchase beer and wine coolers.
Three underaged-drinking tickets were also issued. If convicted of supplying alcohol to a minor (misdemeanor charge), Ernst could face up to 1 year in prison with a $3,000 fine.