HOOD RIVER — One practice was canceled Oct. 7 and an investigation began Oct. 10 following a letter of complaint filed with the school district by over two dozen Hood River Valley High School boys soccer team parents Oct. 6.

Coach Jaime Rivera

Coach Jaime Rivera

The letter alleged long-time Head Coach Jaime Rivera had created a “toxic environment where players are routinely punished mentally and physically,” according to a copy of the letter obtained by Columbia Gorge News.