Tuesday, December 02, 2014

So you want to be a Joplin High School Head Football Coach

An advertisement for a new Joplin High School head football coach was posted today on the district website.

The new coach will replace Chris Shields, who held the job from 2011-2014 and was reportedly offered the choice of resigning or being fired.

One part of the ad stipulates that the coach "will regularly work in a school environment that is noisy and active." This will prevent anyone from applying who thought he would wind up at one of the schools where the football programs are quiet and lack movement.

Position:                      Head Football Coach

Term:                            Supplemental Position 

Classification:             Exempt

Location:                     Joplin High School

Reports to:                 Athletic Director

Joplin Schools is looking for a highly qualified and successful Head football coach to develop a winning football program.  The ideal candidate will have experience as a Head football coach with multi-year winning records.  Interested individuals need to have, or be eligible to obtain, a Missouri teaching certificate.  Certification in physical education is preferred.  This is a full-time nine (9) month position with employment beginning August 2015.


 General Expectations:
  • Supports the mission of Joplin Schools.
  • Supports the value of education.
  • Complies with the privacy rights of students.
  • Safeguards confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Communicates effectively with all the members of the school district and community.
  • Provides excellence in customer service both internally and externally.
  • Reacts to change productively.
  • Keeps abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
  • Maintains accurate records and filing systems for accountability and audit purposes.
  • Ensures that all activities conform to district and state guidelines.

Supervisory Duties
Supervise students at all times
  
Attendance
Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position. 

The work conditions and environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Conditions and Environment
The individual who holds this position will regularly work in a school environment that is noisy and active.  

Note:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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165 comments:

Anonymous said...

This should be a destination job with lots of applicants. It won't be. We don't have enough quality athletes and play in the weakest big school conference in the state. It did not use to be this way, but there is no change in sight

Anonymous said...

He must also be liked by "the president of booster club & president of the joplin youth football program! " These were the words of the AD! I guess both those men will be in on the hiring of the next coach!

Anonymous said...

Coach Shields will be missed. This year's senior players loved that man. I've already thanked him for being a man that my son could look up too. If my son had to choose between being like me or him. I pray my son would choose. Thank you Coach Shields for all you did!

Anonymous said...

People used to say that the reason Webb City and others eclipse Joplin Football is because they have youth programs, starting players well before 7th grade.

For the past several years a semi private organization has worked loosely in tandem with Joplin Schools, offering team play as early as 3rd grade. This years seniors are the first to come from this program.

Unfortunately, Joplin Youth Football Association (JYFA) is plagued with immoral personnel. Directors and coaches include drug addicts, drunks, domestic violence perpetrators, and characters that would fit in better on Jerry Springer's Bed Hoppers episode, than guiding the city's youth.

That does not mean that there are not some outstanding members of this organization. There are.

Participation is totally voluntary; however, the relationship with the city and schools (using Junge and South Middle School) should render this an unacceptable excuse for current practices.

Joplin deserves better. When the festering cess pool is cleaned at this level, perhaps our schools will be provided with players who are focused and ready to win.

Anonymous said...

Bring back Dewey Combs!!!

Anonymous said...

@11:49am... I can name a couple of people from within Joplin Youth Football Association that have questionable character that are/were on the Board. Look up Rodney Selsor and Morgin Smiles on Missouri Case.Net.

Anonymous said...

10:45 pm

It is widely known that the president of JYFA and Selsor are BFFs and drinking buddies. Selsor would show up at Junge for the games in Jone's Nissan pickup with the bed full of beer cans for all to see.

Some of the coaches chew and some smoke tobacco on school grounds. At least on head coach shows up to games coked out of his mind. Like most coke freaks, he thinks no one notices. The parents and kids do notice. These are just the tip of the iceberg. If a reporter started tugging at the threads the unwravelling would show why this bunch is so cozy wih current R8 administration.

Anonymous said...

After reading the comments it makes me curious about who are these so called Directors and Coaches are that are allegedly drug addicts, drunks, domestic violence perpetrators, and characters that would fit in better on Jerry Springer's Bed Hoppers episode.

Anonymous said...

Its called casenet....or for any parent invoved in JYFA it is know fact. These volunteer men have records. At least half from every single team, all 8 teams have men that use drugs, are drunks, beat women and use the organization to be predator on the weak woman of the organization.

They are supposed to run background checks every single year but once in, they are not ran again.

Anonymous said...

Several parents have taken their little players to the programs in the smaller towns (while still living in Joplin) just to get away from the JYFA mess.

Anonymous said...

Coach Shields was a freaking joke and nothing less of a loser! He harassed the players and covered up so much stuff for some players in fear of their parents! Thank God he is gone just sad it was at the end of the season! He can take the rest of his sorry coaching harassing staff with him!

Anonymous said...

Here's the link for case net

https://www.courts.mo.gov/casenet/base/welcome.do

Anonymous said...

Why all the complaints about JYFA and some of their current and former volunteers? To be calling them drug addicts, drunks, women beaters and predators is totally uncalled for on here. Because this is about Joplin High School not Joplin Youth Football Association.

Anonymous said...

7:37Pm

If you read the article and the posts, you will see the connection.

Anonymous said...

sounds like some of the complainers need to step up and volunteer help weed out the bad eggs,but it is much easier just to sit back and complain

Anonymous said...

Well if you're going to complain and talk about the issues within JYFA, then you should also bring up the issues that (JYCA) Joplin Youth Cheerleading Association has had. Like in the last year or so how someone took/stole money and was using it for personal use. They was confronted and told to pay it back or they would be facing legal action against them. If you don't believe it, then contact the last JYCA President Jennifer Steele and the current JYCA President and the JYFA President Jones.

Anonymous said...

That is comparing apples to oranges. Stealing money, making them re-pay it and letting them go is completley different than keeping people that have clear criminal backgrounds and allowing them to still coach. Its not a speeding ticket these men have. They are violent and drug/alchol users.

Anonymous said...

11:34am
Can you name these people that are violent and drug/users? What kind of violent crimes have they been charged with? What kind of drug charges and alcohol charges?

Anonymous said...

12:13

Stop just readng the last post. Your question was answered more than once.

Anonymous said...

The only names on here are Jones, Smiles and Selsor. That's not half of the coaching staff. Looks like these 3 are being singled out or targeted.

Anonymous said...

There are others.

Anonymous said...

Looks like someone has issuses with just these 3. they are really good people

Anonymous said...

2:41

Hitler, Hussein, and Huff are really good people.

Anonymous said...

People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished. But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity for a second chance. We are human beings.

Anonymous said...

@8:58
NOT when it comes to be violent and/or drinks amd users. They are fealing with children.

Anonymous said...

@8:58 are you crazy? These men are with children!

Anonymous said...

Uncalled for? JYFA is to ready for these little boys for JHS. If JYFA has those types of men in the organization, its an issue. Plus, Joplin Schools and building are used with those men on them. The school district would Not hire a convited violent person. Think your comment through before sounding like a protection agency.

Anonymous said...

I just case net those two! OMG!! Jones allows those two to be around our children? What is wrong here? I am hoing to have to dig out the book from this year to casenet all others. This makes me sick and sad.

Anonymous said...

Hopefully Joplin can find a better coach that gets along with kids and parents. As for the other, CRAZY!

Anonymous said...

JYFA is an organization that was put into place to help ready local younger boys for High School football. Joplin schools would not employ men with those types of charges. Two of those three names are violent offenders. It is sad that Mr. Jones would allow those men to coach, be on board, and mentor these young boys. It is clear that background checks are not ran yearly and if so that JYFA is okay with the charges since Selsor and Smiles are both listed as board members. It is fact, according to casenet that those two men have violent records. It is also fact according to JYFA that those two men are current board members. It further shows both men have been part of organization for years and have both had their charges since joining JYFA. Therefore, it shows that backgrounds are not ran or that these two men have sonething great on Jones for him to allow them to coach/be on board. Either way, it is a safety concern.

On to high school coach. I hope that the new coach shows these boys the true meaning of football and coaching.

Anonymous said...

2:15
Best facts out there. Great reserch.

Anonymous said...

Just curious why these 2 men are the only one's being targeted. Looks like someone has an issue with just these to men. Which I think is funny since it was stated earlier that there are more than just these 2.

Randy said...

There have been a couple of comments that mentioned other names, but those comments also went into areas like cheating on their wives and other things that don't show up in case.net or other public documents (normally, at least) and I don't plan on having them mentioned here.

Anonymous said...

Please note: when someone is charged and or convicted of a crme, it is almost never their first time doing it. Only the first time being caught. Mr. Turner is right no to let unfounded allegations be aired on his blog. The fact is, those in JYFA know about all of the harmful activities and the people that do them, that are not in public records.

Joplin schools should not associate with this organization, provide them faclities, or endorse them in an way until they purge themselves of the filth that has been condoned far too long.

Anonymous said...

6:55
Fact. Factt. Fact

Anonymous said...

A list of names.
Jason
Harbin
Selsor
Zar
Jones
Smiles
Wenfro
Mcfarland



Anonymous said...

Oh get real! Most of those guys are great. #problems#troublemaker

Anonymous said...

Look being charged of a crime and convicted of a crime are two totally different things. Just curious why someone would want to destroy someone by plastering names on here. When case.netting these people you need to look at the dates of charges and convictions if they were even convicted of anything. After reading all these posts it comes across like we have a bunch of pissed or jealous husbands, ex-husbands, wives, ex-wives, current and/or ex girlfriends on here trying to ruin the names of these people and are trying to destroy these people along with JYFA!

Anonymous said...

I think the slandering going on is absolutely ridiculous and people shouldn't be called out by name in attempt to harm their reputation when some of these people do NOT have criminal records nor should accusations of being unfaithful to their wives come in to this.
These people dedicate a LOT of their time to these kids, forfeiting time with their OWN children and spouses to coach and teach other peoples children. A long, hard look in the mirror to make sure each one of you that are slandering others should be taken, before you go accusing others of all of their wrong doings, shortcomings and poor choices (accusations of, anyway) are pointed out.
Someone has way too much time on their hands and a problem they clearly need to take to the board or whomever they feel it should be taken to, if it's really an issue or concern the these people - these VOLUNTEERS - shouldn't be allowed to help/coach/be a part of the organization.

Anonymous said...

Exactly!

Anonymous said...

You two must not have kids. Those two have destroyed themselves if in fact whats said is true. They have no readon to be around kids.

Anonymous said...

Very easy to make false accusations behind the anonymity of a keyboard! And Randy Turner, I've applauded you in the past for bringing to light negative situations in this area by using FACTS! The fact that you moderate all comments and still allow someone to post the names of people being falsely accused is pretty disappointing!

Anonymous said...

What does being a VOLUNTEER have to do with criminal backgrounds? What does the time frame have to do with backgrounds? Any body that knows JYFA, knows what goes on. It happens from the top to parents. Maybe you defending them so makes you one of the guilty?

Anonymous said...

Real fast fix people. Run a current background check and drug test all members now. Publish the info. Problems solved.

Anonymous said...

When those men have the 'rules do not apply to me' complex, its a problem

Anonymous said...

Simple. Run backgounds and test em.

Anonymous said...

Truth is legal defense sgainst slander.

Anonymous said...

"Disgruntled employees and jealious exes"...., never any refuting of the facts.

Discredit the messengers....keep on doing whatever you like......with noone dare saying anything.

Anonymous said...

Hey timeline person.... Smiles was 2012.... and he is still on the board.

Do not dare drug test....you will not lke the results organization wide. Facts trump spin anyday...

Except R8/JYFA

Anonymous said...

8:30Pm

Take it to the board? Telll them what they already know. If you are in with these people, you are aware that these "personal relationships" have spilled out in the stands, parking lots, and practices.

I bet money you are one of the board members, and we all know why you suggest having the fox guard the henhouse.

Anonymous said...

There are no facts to refute here! Just slanderous accusations... really, just dropping names and saying people are drug users and spousal abusers. And it's not fair to lump all of them into the same group. As far as Smiles goes, he drives me absolutely nuts, be he went thru the process, stood in front of the board and admitted his faults, explained his situation. Also, do you know how easy it is to get a "domestic charge"? If you're arguing with your wife, cops show up and bam... does that mean someone shouldn't be allowed to coach kids? Everyone has a past, people make mistakes, people change, people grow up. How about instead of being judgmental some of you volunteer your own time?

Anonymous said...

You must be a name on the list? If you are part of that organization you know darn well names are there for reason and lots of names are left off. Those names might not be casenet criminals but are on the list for a reason.

Anonymous said...

Maybe this comment is coming off wrong. I hope so. It looks as though you are saying you because they VOLUNTEER the back grkund checks and time frames do not matter.

As a parent who has sons that look up to these men. It matters.

Anonymous said...

@12:57pm
Amen! We are all human. We all make mistakes as human beings, it's part of living!

Anonymous said...

Did you case net Smiles? He attending anger/sex classes per casenet. Anger ok, anyone can get angry but the sex part?? That needs addressed now! If the board allowed that and it was addressed, the board needs cleaned up too.

Selsor per casenet has three protection orders, and current pending charges. He has no readon to be involved in JYFA besides his girlfriend.

Other men didn't see much.

Those are facts. Bkack and white court documents fo not lie. So to say that their charges are slandurous is untrue.

Coaching these boys is a privilege not a right. People do make mistakes. But what says one 'mistake' is not as bad as the others? Conviction are that. Convictions.

I do not understand if its black and white how there are no facts???

Anonymous said...

Funny how there are facts to see yet this is from angry exes. There are peopke standing up for those men yet nobody says the charges are false, that these men do not have chatges. Just thst they have grown and changed. So, it that admission thst these men were violent? It states seversl tines they've changed.

Just because they volunteer time, that takes away from their lives and family (by choice) ,does not in any way mean these men have changed, grown up, and moved on.

It does show that they did the deed and still have the buddy system in play.

Anonymous said...

Its easy to get a domestic. Yep. Put your hands on her, gotcha one!

That was stupid!

You don't go to jail fot yelling at your wife. You go because you put your hands on her.

That was stupidest thing said on here.

Anonymous said...

To whom it may concern my name is Rodney Selsor. I've been reading this blog and I are noticed a lot of complaints about me and some JYFA Board Members / Coaches. Look we are all human, we all make mistakes. Now when it comes to me I am no longer a member of Joplin Youth Football Association and have not been a member of JYFA September 2014. To sit here and read all the comments about the coaches and board members being this and being that and all the complaints. Makes me sad. Now have any of you stepped up to try to be a board member or a coach or volunteering in anyway? I doubt it. Now when it comes to your issues with me, that's fine y'all can have all the issues you want with me but let me tell you something. I gave 9years, 9 years of my life to this program as a board member, a coach, a parent and a volunteer. I spent every Saturday for 9 years running a scoreboard or being a coach and a parent. Can you say that? I doubt it. And for a matter of fact my son hasn't been part of this program for 6 years but I continued to come back every year and give my time my free time, while I took care of my dying mother until the day see died and then I still came back. I spent countless hours designing graphics logos for this program. So now I'm asking you man to man, man to woman or whatever you want to call it please leave Joplin Youth Football Association alone if your issue is with me. Please and Thank You. If you have any questions concerns about me you may contact me at the following email address..... emailrodselsor@gmail.com. I promise to respond to each and every email. Thank you and God Bless Y'all!

Oh yeah one last thing.... as a survivor of child molestation and child abuse. I wanted to volunteer to make sure no child would ever go through what I went through. Because as a survivor I can look at a child and tell if something's wrong!

Anonymous said...

Not going to sit and refute anything - they have either been charged which is public information - or they don't have a criminal history. Period.
My point was - if we are going to dig into personal lives, personal choices and lifestyle choices (I'm saying things that aren't against the law) - then evvvveryone slandering better have clean, spotless hands. I mean time ridicule these people so harshly, some of you are evidently PERFECT and free of any and all wrongdoing in your perfect personal life. Right?
Bet if you ask those kids being coached by these guys, you'll find VERY few that will have a negative thing to say. They make great connections with these kids for good reason. And many go so far above and beyond to help these kids outside of the sport. Many on here are claiming to know SO much about these coaches personal lives - well surely you know that side of it as well.
I'm not on the board, I'm not a coach... I am a parent with a children who have gone thru or will be going thru - and I can think of COUNTLESS examples of these guys doing far more great for the kids they coach than the negative they've done in their personal life. Just something to think about.

Anonymous said...

You don't have to put your hands on someone to get a domestic charge! And... "that was the stupidest thing said on here" try using proper grammar when attempting to insult the intelligence of someone else.

Anonymous said...

4:24

Awwwwwwwwwwwwww

Anonymous said...

My son played for JYFA for 3 years. While they were far from perfect I NEVER saw any inappropriate or unprofessional behavior by any coach. My son had a great 3 years and I'm glad we did it.

Anonymous said...

4:24

Lmao.

Anonymous said...

4:24
Rodney,
You are a huge part of the issues. To act like your not is a shame. Everybody knows what you do

Anonymous said...

My sons have played as well. There are great coaches but if you NEVER saw anything wrong you either dropped your son off or are blind.

Anonymous said...

How did Rodney say he wasn't part of the issue? He just owned up to his faults... why the witch hunt? Rodney has faults, yes... but to bring him up when ONE, he doesn't attend practice and TWO, on Saturdays he is in the booth announcing... so tell me please, aside from YOU blabbering to your kids about his transgressions, how does it affect the kids? Him announcing games? That said, due to his recent run ins with the law he was removed from the board. But to sit here and act like he's some monster who is a danger to the kids is absurd! And let's be real, you're a COWARD, hiding in anonymity! At least he came on here as himself and said what he had to say. You know what 99 percent of employers and organizations do with anonymous accusations? They throw them in the trash... grow a pair

Anonymous said...

Background checks are ran on EACH AND EVERY volunteer! If something comes up, as did with Smiles, they go in front of the board and explain what happened. It's actually a quite humbling experience to witness... I've seen some approved and more that go unapproved.

Anonymous said...

If they aren't "casenet criminals" and ppassed their background check then they have NO business being falsely accused! PERIOD... that's slander

Anonymous said...

Feel sorry for me.....not my victims.

Anonymous said...

He is a threst to children....hints the CHILD PROTECTIIN ORDER.

Anonymous said...

To whom it may concern my name is Rodney Selsor.....

I'm not really him, anyone could have posted that as it is anoymous.

Anonymous said...

"Grow a pair" says the anonymous person

Anonymous said...

If your boy took this post so personal, why? There are several names on here. He was , if him, only one to take it personal. Step back and look, you too Rodney, and look hard into why these things are being said. I know the rumors but not you. Only what casenet shows and it backs the rumors.

Anonymous said...

I can tell you as a volunteer, my background was never ran.

Anonymous said...

Makes you sad? You caused a lot of those problems. The board is the buddy system. You know that. Just becuse you volunterred does not make your action void. Nor others actions. What was once a outstanding organization is now flooded with no so great (character) people. So, you being sad is not at top of peoples priority list. Sorry.

Anonymous said...

He didn't own up!? He said I'm longer on board (due to jail time) and i took care of my mom and volunteered. Hiw was that owning up? He nowhere said I am sorry for my actiins or what i've been accused of. That is not owning up.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, the anonymous person who ISN'T making false accusations

Anonymous said...

Why is everybody always pickin on me?

Anonymous said...

I guarantee you it was! There were 2 this year who weren't allowed to coach due to background checks!

Anonymous said...

I guarantee you it wasn't. And what about all the parents who volunteer? Fact, those are not ran. Those volunteers as we like to call them (parents) work concession, gate, apperal, chains. They do not have backgrounds ran. In cheer, to take a girl to the restroom (as a parent) you are to have a background ran. Wrestling does same. So, get off your high horse with 'ALL VOLUNTEERS' are checked. They are not. A volunteer is that, it doesn't matter what you are doing, its all classified as the same. A VOUNTEER.

Anonymous said...

Get real! They VOLUNTEER by choice. Away from life and chidren by choice. Rules still apply to them.

Anonymous said...

Why was this 'list' put on here?

Anonymous said...

This post seems to be the main issue. Its uncalled for. Smiles and Selsor clearly have issues. These men, not too much. All the comnents got crazy after this. Makes you wonder whats upsetting. The names or accusations that 'the rumors' fly about are now here??

Anonymous said...

Not slander if its true talk. Takes a lot to end up on casenet.

Anonymous said...

Motto of JYFA! Hit the nail on the head!

Anonymous said...

That was laughable! I did all this good therefore the bad is voided out.

Anonymous said...

Jones is friends with both. Thats why they're still there.

Anonymous said...

I'm guessing you didn't like him, because you sat the bench?

Anonymous said...

Just to be clear, in those instances where a judge and or a jury found someone guilty, the board decided he or she was still good enough for JYFA?

Anonymous said...

If a bad childhood were a license to commit crime, many of us would be a whole lot richer.

Anonymous said...

Exactly!! A judge or jury found them guilty in court of law but Jones and his board buddies don't care. Selsor and Smiles are both on 2014 board. Coincidence is my guess.

Anonymous said...

The arguement is Smiles went before board and Selsor is still pending. Smiles was either found guity or ammitted his crimes. He is still on Board, looks over 4th grade teams and coaches his own 5th grade team. Selsor has no convictions yet and was removed. Thats laughable. We all thought Jones and Selsor were best friends but it appears ass oppisite. Its Jones and (convicted) Smiles who are best friends. How else do you stay on board?

Anonymous said...

False? Casenet is false? If your a name on list your obviosley upset. Its a list. Who cares. If you have nothing to worry about, it would'nt matter.

Anonymous said...

It was stated earlier by someone that Smiles was charged and then found guilty or took a plea deal and then was approved and is still apart of JYFA. Selsor has pending charges and ongoing court dates and was removed immediately from JYFA after being arrested. What more do you people want from us at JYFA? Some of you on here clearly think Selsor is some kind of monster and shouldn't be around kids. Well he's not like I stated he was removed immediately from JYFA. So what more do you people want from us?

Anonymous said...

Tonight is your chance to take all your complaints and concerns to the Joplin Youth Football Association Board. The meeting starts at 6pm and will be at Joplin South Middle School. The sad thing is we all know that you'll would rather hide your identity and make complaints on here anonymously rather than step up and show who you really are. So you have to choice sit there and hide who you really are or step up goto the meeting and address your issues. I'm betting the attendance to tonight's meeting is the same as it always is LOW! Brave on here, Scared in person.

Anonymous said...

It is easy to be "brave" when you are the judge, jury, and executioner.

Tonight is about target acquisition and retribution.

The tone of your post (pissed) makes that very clear.

Anonymous said...

If JYFA wishes to post on here. They should do so under a verified identity, and use a spokesperson who conveys rationality raher than rants.

Anonymous said...

To any English teacher,

Is "anonymously brave" an oxymoron....in this context?

Anonymous said...

Almost all if the 100 posts are about JYFA....both sides.


Smoke=fire?

Anonymous said...

Smoke doesn't always equal fire. Maybe the smoke is from a fire that certain people are trying to start and it's being put out. Because we all know when you put out a fire you have smoke!

Anonymous said...

Can someone please explain to me how JYFA can justify their actions by automatically releasing one member of the organization that has been only charged but not convicted of anything but allow others who have been convicted or pled guilty to a crime stay? It almost comes across as if JYFA is trying to cover their own ass for their mistakes they've made in the past and make an example one. Everyone knows this is because the word is out and now they gotta due damage control.

Anonymous said...

Majority of the men listed DO NOT have anything on casenet!

Anonymous said...

This whole post is a joke just like JYFA!

Anonymous said...

The president doesn't even vote in these instances unless needed to break a tie. And yes, anyone convicted gets a chance to go before the board and give the details of their incident and the board will decide if it's a yes or no. And I can tell you, they say no a lot more than yes! And for the record, I can't STAND Jones, but facts are facts. Has nothing to do with "friendships". And Selsor was removed for his crazy actions as of late. He has serious issues. The other names listed however, are being slandered for even getting mentioned in the same breath as Smiles or Selsor. Say what you want about them, but I've seen several of those listed take car loads of boys home who didn't have rides, also feeding them along the way to make sure they had dinner.

Anonymous said...

First post as JYFA not an unknown person representing them. Second, complain? I know for a fact that complaing gets you know where but talked aout as a 'troube' maker and complainer. The rules are flipped to suit whatever the situation. You personally go to Jones and he says it'll be handled and in given time you'll forget (because it takes weeks to handle), nothing is ever done. Third, go as a parent to a buddy board that clearly posts this in anger to be told your wrong. Fourth, fact, you were asked by several third grade parents last year to change from Wednesday night when other sports and church happen to a night we were already at the field and were told that it wasn't possible. You people don't want parents at your meetings. You don't want to hear the complaints ( there is always an excuse as to why things are how they are) . Lastly, read your last sentence?? How does that come off?

Anonymous said...

Whats the point of going? Nothing gets fixed. I've complained. Same crap, different day. I can promise you I am not afraid in person but NOTHING is done. It all swept under the rug.

Anonymous said...

Damage control? Yep!! Cover their asses? Yep!! It's a joke when you know all members of the board are discussing this thread and all make accusations as to who they think it is. How is that any different that name of listcand whats being said? Its damage control/cover up.

Anonymous said...

^^^^^^?????? Put out?? Why? Why not let the truth come to the top? Scared? Its called putting out thhe fire! Putting it out for good cause. Putting out for all who to read this so it looks as though ust a couple are commenting and 'causing priblems'. You can say what you'd like but anyone involved in JYFA knows what goes on and how its hushed.

Anonymous said...

Mr. Turner, looks as though this needs to invesigated more and a story done. JYFA uses school grounds, just one more thing CJ helps cover. I can give you letters from several parents sent to JYFA where nothing has been done. Not even a reply and if there is one, its the cexcuses they swear they don't give.

Anonymous said...

I was a member of this organization the last few years I have never seen anything out of the normal. Now I will not sit here and say there are not a few bad apples within this organization but there are more good than bad. Clearly we've all heard the rumors about some of the people that are and or were part of this organization. If you ask me it looks like Mr. Jones and the JYFA Board members are trying to do the best they can and are proving it by getting rid one of their long time volunteers, who has clearly became a menace to society, but for people to sit and run down this whole organization is ridiculous. I applaud JYFA and Mr. Jones for all their hard and effort they have put into cleaning up and making sure there JYFA is clean and safe environment for all of the players and parents by making sure they get the best volunteers possible and when an issue comes up with one other volunteers they take time to look into the matter and investigate it and then make a decision what they should do with that person. One example: Selsor immediately removed from JYFA.

Anonymous said...

The problem with "self regulating" bodiies is that they routinely fail to do so.

BOE, JYFA, etc...

Anonymous said...

Huff and Jones, Jones and Huff. Control the message...damage control...identify detractors...use machine to destroy anyone who dares to speak. Never ever admit fault....

Business as usual.

Anonymous said...

7:03AM

"I have never seen anything out of the normal."

Oh well, that settles it then. Sorry to bother you.

Anonymous said...

Why the continuing bashing of Mr Jones and JYFA? Jones is probably the best president the JYFA as ever had. He runs a tight ship and is on top of his game, if there's ever a complaint or a concern, he himself and his board look into the matters quickly and swiftly. They find the source of the problem repair it, get it fixed or get rid of it. Look at all the good that Mr Jones has done. He is the one who started the Joplin Youth Football Association Scholarship program for outgoing high school senior football players. To be eligible to win you had to play every year that you were eligible for youth football, middle school and high school football. After the kids are selected, they have to write a essay talking about their time in youth football and football itself and what is done to change their lives. The winner is then selected by a committee of voters. This is example that shows there is nobody system within the organization and the schools and another example of nobody system is that it is widely rumored that Jones and Selsor are friends but Selsor was removed from JYFA which proves that the rumors aren't true they may not be friends after all. So the immediate removal of Selsor from JYFA and how the scholarship fund winner is selected by a voting committee just proves there is no buddy system. I just want to say thank you to all the ladies and gentlemen that makeup JYFA. Please continue doing what you're doing, you guys are the best.

Anonymous said...

Brilliant argument. Scholarship "proves" that what you see is not what it is. BJ knew about RS long before the "immediate" CYA dismissal.

How many more?

Anonymous said...

Questioning CJ is an attack on R8 and children

Questioning JYFA board members and practices is an attack on ALL JYFA and the benefits of youth sports.

Control the message.

This is equivalent to hiding behind women and children when a gunfight breaks out...that you started.

Anonymous said...

I am a board member, and i am anonymously for a reason if anyne of us stands up to the leader and his crew, we will be gone. I love this organization and would do anything to keep it alive. The meetng was exactly what we all knew it would be. Our panicked leader was throwng out names for a hit list. We cannot argue with what is beng said, so we have to do like R8 and go after anyone speaking the truth. It was hard hearing names of innocent people when i knew that some of these posts were by me and other members. We need new leadership. But this group always puts the individual before the organization we all built. I wish we could challenge, but this whole thing is rigged. Parents hate us. The community does not trust us, Our reputation is being harmed to protect the few bad apples. It will all fall apart unless we change our ways.

Anonymous said...

It is funny how the message controllers assume one or two people are the only ones who post. Many of us know each other. And we talk. I know for a fact we have teachers, coaches, parents, and sometimes people who play along just to keep their job. Anonymous is the only way they can speak up without being struck down.

Anonymous said...

@10:51am
I'm a current board member as well I need to remain anonymous to protect myself but 10:51am you said it correctly, challenge the leader and you will be removed. I've personally witnessed a few meetings where Selsor and Jones would get into a heated argument. I personally believe that Selsors quick removal from JYFA was due to this issue and because Jones could not intimidate Selsor. look at it kind of makes sense Selsor gets into legal issues and before any convictions is automatic removed this helps Jones cover his ass legally and removes one of the most verbal people ever from JYFA. JYFA needs change and change now but the problem is nobody wants to step up and help or step up to be a leader.

Anonymous said...

"I need to remain anonymous to protect myself."

You answered your own question. Read all the posts and recall all that we have seen. They immediately exhonerate them and theirs, and even more swiftly crucify anyone outside "the circle of trust."

Any other schoolboard would demand accountability rather than attack and spin. CJ is covering his bud so that BJ can protect his buds.

Eventually they end up throwing each other under the bus to save themselves.

Anonymous said...

Omg, you are all stupid! Keep this post going from person to person, board member to board memeber. We are all learning so much about this once repritable organization. You all are funny.

Anonymous said...

Funny how board can get together at a meeting and make a 'List' yet are pissed that they're on this list and bring talked about.

Anonymous said...

If you are indeed a board member are'nt you part of his crew? Who was on his "hitlist"? Why keep this hush-hush? Why are you dumb enough to go with the flow? Doesn't say much about yoy character.

Anonymous said...

How does he run a tight ship when he misses one full practice a week, is late to two? I've wtched parents go to him and nothing happens? Seems like he and Selsor do run together. Come up with a good ( scholarship) the bad is gone. Speaking of scholarship, it was his son who won last year and Selsor this year. No buddy system? Ha!

JYFA please continue doing your thing. You are the best....at cover-up, lies, and other unmentiinables.

Anonymous said...

I'm curious to know how Selsor feels about Jones and if Selsor feels like he got shafted by JYFA. I'm also curious how Jones feels about Selsor after everything has transpired.

Anonymous said...

It maybe true that he (Jones) is indeed friends with some of the board members and coaches but that doesn't mean anything. Friendships are just that friendships and business is business and from what it looks like friendship doesn't matter when it comes to JYFA. Because if it did matter wouldn't Selsor still be apart of JYFA?

Anonymous said...

Hey 4:57pm
"Takes a lot to end up on case net" is probably one of the dumbest comments I've ever seen. I'm here to tell you that you are incorrect by saying it takes alot to end up in casenet. Get a speeding ticket, sue someone, get sued by someone, get order to pay child support, file for divorce and BAM you're on casenet.

Anonymous said...

Acquaintances don't cover for each other, especially when it comes to certain types of behavior. That takes a dyed in the wool friend.

But concentrating on this one guy, or this one friendship misses the point. This organization tolerates and covers for more than one "bad boy."

Reading about it on a blog, you weigh the arguments and give credence to one view or the other, or you simply don't care. When you are on the inside, you know about the corruption and the damage it does to players and their families, You also recognize that "anything goes" because we are a private organization does not sit well with the taxpayers who are providing all of our faclities. Just like taxation without representation, they have no say in how we conduct ourselves. As long as CJ covers for us, we do what we want. This includes the use of substances on school property, Right now we are closing ranks, hunkering down, and waiting for this to blow over. We see how this works for R8, amd it has worked for us before. As long as we are only accountable to ouselves we will continue to do what we have always done regardless of the one "friendhip" that everyone keeps referring to.

Anonymous said...

Selsor is gone to cover Jones' ass. Period. You know the saying, " Birds of a feather, flock together"

Anonymous said...

4:17am.......
In your opinion hour does Selsor being gone cover Jones's ass.

Anonymous said...

How does the saying "Birds of a feather, flock together coincide with?

Anonymous said...

Did someone say sleepover?

Anonymous said...

What does Jhs coach gave to do with all the JYFA drama?

Anonymous said...

Hey 4:43pm,
I was in attendance at the JYFA awards ceremony and how does Selsor's son co-winning the scholarship fund along with another young man prove buddy system? Selsor had already been removed for JYFA by that time.

Anonymous said...

Football is football. Joplin football =Crappy coaches

Anonymous said...

Selsor is Jones' right hand man. Him gone going to keep his loud mouth from running over since he is not there. He can't tell on Jones. They cover each other, always do.

Anonymous said...

Leave JYFA alone. We are every bit as upstanding as Dr. Huff and his team. We care about kuds and you don't. That is why you are all jealous haters and should quit postng your negativity on this stupid blog that noone reads or cares about anyway!!!!!

Anonymous said...

The fact is Huff and Jones are better than all of you. The proof is in how much money they make. People who contribute more get more. In the U.S. wealth is virtue. Get over it or get out!

Anonymous said...

Hey 11:45am
Do you actually believe because Jones and his disciples had Selsor removed from JYFA it will keep his mouth from running!? Because if you do then you're as dump as the grammar you used in your post. I think it's funny that you said this will keep Selsor from telling on Jones but we all know that in fact it's the opposite. Jones has ran his mouth about Selsor during JYFA Board meetings and in public. I personally know both of these guys and I've never heard Selsor say one bad thing about Jones but on the other hand I've heard Jones talk SHIT on Selsor and others that are supposedly his friends that are JYFA. So now I ask you who is the snitch?

Anonymous said...

dumb?

Anonymous said...

12:13

What exactly are you smoking? You make no sense whatsoever.

Anonymous said...

Maybe while CJ is worrying so much about early childhood, he can get some money to push youth sports down to the third grade. If the argument is that people that young are too susceptible to injury, then R8 should not condone nor provide facilities. Doing so is tacit approval, If we do approve, then we should get these ungoverned bodies away from our kids. The same ones that attend our schools. This sort of filth should not be tolerated by our schoolboard under any circumstances. Period.

Anonymous said...

@5:34pm
Yes I said dumb!!!!

Anonymous said...

Been removed? He was in jail. His son won. The boys were about to walk off stage when Jones ( knowing what was said last year about his son winning) said... uhhh there is one more winner. COVERUP!

Anonymous said...

You must be one of the ones that do ' smoke sonething'? It states JYFA coverups their people. Smoke =fire

Anonymous said...

Dump?

Anonymous said...

5:52am
Actually the winner's were decided by a vote. It was a two way tie between both young men. They both received 13 votes for the win and the first one out received 12 votes. So how is that a cover up? How do you know Selsor was in jail? Sounds like you might be close to this situation or possibly involved!

Anonymous said...

It is spelled d u m b Mr. Grammar.

Not d u m p.

Anonymous said...

If you never did wrong, why would you change?

Anonymous said...

I am a 'survivor" of molestation. Lucky no molesters can say that. Trust him with your children. He can tell just by looking if something is wrong.

Anonymous said...

Well I apologize for the spelling error Ma'am!

Anonymous said...

My buddies voted for me so it is not a buddy system. No one is saying the winners did not deserve to win. No one is saying the other boys were not just as deserving. As far as the guy in jail. I have heard it from several people for months. Not a national security top secret,

Anonymous said...

11:42am
So you heard he was in jail for months or you heard it for months he was in ?

Anonymous said...

OMG.... get real people! This whole thing has gotten ridiculous. The continuing bashing of Joplin Youth Football Association, it's President, it's Board Members, it's Coaches, and it's present and past Volunteers is uncalled.
#ohgetreal #troublemakers #problemcausers

Anonymous said...

Its been stated several times that Jones is deciding vote if a tie. Why not in this case?

Anonymous said...

Facts=Bashing
JYFA=president
JYFA=all coaches
JYFA=all volunteers
Speaking out=unreal
Whistleblowers=troublemakers
Whistleblowers=problemcausers
#=proof

Anonymous said...

Oh get real!!! The only thing you've proven is that you're a trouble maker
#ohgetreal #troublemaker

Anonymous said...

4:29 pm is one of those who cause problems and then gets all indignant and calls people trouble makers when they point it out. If that is getting real I would hate to see what is fake.

Anonymous said...

8:21pm just look in the mirror then you'll see fake

Anonymous said...

When 8:21pm looks in the mirror they see mp12:8.

Anonymous said...

Looks like all the slandering has finally stopped. Some of allegations maybe true and some of them maybe false. I feel sorry for the all the people who have had their names posted on here. This wasn't the place for it. Now these people will have to defend their selves in the public because of this. Don't you just love when people want to a person down when might possibly be going through something already. I'm bet this added stress has and won't help any of this people.

Anonymous said...

People need to remember just because you post anonymously doesn't mean the law enforcement cannot track you down because everybody's IP address can be found out. I think that CJ Huff and JYFA needs to get the police involved that way we can all see who's been doing this.

Anonymous said...

TRUTH IS NOT SLANDER.

Anonymous said...

You spent 9 years harassing women under the guise of "volunteering". The women working the games have no choice but to endure your inappropriate jokes, whispering in their ears, and misguided machismo.

Anonymous said...

Jones is unemployed now.