VERMILION, Ohio — Community members on Tuesday will gather to honor the life of Vermilion High School football coach, Matt Kobal.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The family requests that attendees wear purple for the service.
Kobal, 38, died on Friday night. The school opened its doors on Saturday morning for a memorial gathering. On Monday, crisis counselors will be available to students.
“Our entire school community is mourning the loss of Matt Kobal tonight. He was a wonderful teacher, colleague and friend,” the school district posted on its Facebook page Friday night.
Kobal, a Vermilion graduate, was promoted to head coach in January. Further details about his death were not immediately reported.