Coach’s credit card use was quickly reimbursed
News from Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:
FAIRBANKS—When Robert Fuller revealed he wouldn’t be coming back to coach the Fairbanks Grizzlies next season, he also made allegations about money he thinks he’s owed by the Grizzlies, according to his contract.

In an article in Thursday’s News-Miner, Fuller said when “things were tough, (he) stepped up and covered or contributed to (the) player payroll out of (his) own pocket when (the organization) didn’t have the money so (the) players wouldn’t be distracted with pay issues.”

He also said in the article that he used his personal credit card to rent vans and cover gas on road trips.

The Fairbanks Grizzlies don’t dispute that Fuller’s credit card was used on road trips, but what Fuller didn’t mention was that the Grizzlies deposited money into his account before the team left, and those are the funds that were used. The Grizzl…………… continues on Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
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