BREAKING NEWS!!! Mike Mooney to Enter Plea

Mike Mooney stepped down at San Marino last year.

The San Marino Tribune reported on Wednesday that embattled former San Marino High School football coach Mike Mooney will enter a plea deal on December 15th in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Mooney will plead guilty to one count of Felony-Grand Theft in regards to charges involving the San Marino Football program in 2010.

In the plea agreement, Mooney will be ordered to pay back $20,000 and serve 5-years probation. The SM Tribune also reported that if Mooney responds with full financial restitution the probation period will be dropped.

According to an anonymous source close to the situation, the public records will show that it involved miss use of funds that included boat rentals, luggage, food, and other.

Mooney resigned as the Titans head coach and went on administrative leave last October.

7 Comments to "BREAKING NEWS!!! Mike Mooney to Enter Plea"

  1. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    November 25, 2011 - 11:26 pm | Permalink

    I heard it has absolutely nothing to do with football or football equipment, but rather he just went on a personal spending frenzy!

  2. New Ram's Gravatar New Ram
    November 25, 2011 - 2:36 pm | Permalink

    The blowtorch to Mooney’s career and integrity is more effective than any stint in the Grey Bar Hotel might be. Who would be in a rush to hire MM and hand over the keys now?
    It is a blemish that will never fade and unfortunately may come to define his coaching time, despite many great accomplishments and his unquestioned positive impact on young men he coached….including players at San Marino.

    He made a big mistake and it is unfortunate and also flat out dumb on his part. I prefer to remember Mooney in the way when he showed up at the TC freshman team banquet as a guest speaker, way back in 2005, maybe 06. He spoke about the traits that make up a good football player…and his words came from down deep. Great speaker and motivator…I remember telling myself how fortunate I was to have my kid going to TC and soon to be playing for the man.
    Good luck MM.

  3. weluvthe crest's Gravatar weluvthe crest
    November 25, 2011 - 12:03 pm | Permalink

    Felony embezzelment and no jail time? Must have had a great lawyer and no previous run ins. Agreed it is very sad, he toasted his future as a coach.

  4. Bobby Knight's Gravatar Bobby Knight
    November 25, 2011 - 3:04 am | Permalink

    Coaches, please let someone else handle the cookie jar.

  5. Observantcat's Gravatar Observantcat
    November 24, 2011 - 10:22 pm | Permalink

    Once a Saint, not always a Saint. Great coach though.

  6. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    November 24, 2011 - 9:55 pm | Permalink

    Karma is a…….

  7. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    November 24, 2011 - 8:27 pm | Permalink

    Wow. Truly unbelievable & sad.

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