First-year Auburn soccer coach Bryan Harsin has examined constructive for COVID-19 and is isolating at residence with none signs, he mentioned Friday.
In an announcement launched by the college, Harsin mentioned he examined constructive Thursday.
He’ll proceed to take part remotely in conferences and apply, whereas assistant head coach Jeff Schmedding, who additionally coaches linebackers and is the defensive run sport coordinator, will assume in-person head-coaching duties.
“As we have now navigated by way of the pandemic, contingency plans have been in place ought to a scenario like this come up,” the 44-year-old Harsin mentioned in an announcement. “… Similar to in a sport, groups that deal with adversity and make vital changes are these which can be most profitable.
“I’ve full confidence in our teaching workers and workforce. I do know they may proceed to arrange with the identical depth and focus that they’ve since camp began.”
Harsin has not mentioned publicly if he has been vaccinated, and a faculty spokesman couldn’t instantly affirm if others on the workers or workforce needed to be quarantined because of the constructive take a look at.
Auburn opens the season towards Akron on Sept. 4 (7 p.m. ET/ESPN).