CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland State University announced on Saturday that the head coach of the women’s basketball team has tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the school’s website, this is the first confirmed case on campus and was confirmed by Cuyahoga County health officials.
“It has been a very challenging couple of days,” said Head coach Chris Kielsmeier. “I am beginning to feel better and look forward to getting back to 100%.”
The school has been in communication with those who’ve had close contact with Coach Kielsmeier and have asked them to self-isolate per CDC protocol.
Horizon League officials and others have also been notified.
CSU has suspended all non-essential on campus operations. Students will do their coursework remotely starting on March 17.