||<p>The issue that this paper addresses is how the college coach has abandoned the
roles of educator and liaison between athletics and academics. The current era of
college was examined using academic analysis, interviews with college administrators
and academics connected to college athletics, and literature regarding the topic.
The conclusion reached is that the college coach is in dire need of reform both professionally
and pedagogically and that for the college coach to justify an existence in academics
that is not solely for entertainment, college coach must reform their profession with