Rush Propst will no longer be the coach of USA Academy, according to a statement posted Thursday afternoon.

A wrench has been thrown in the progress of USA Academy.

According to a report from, Rush Propst, who was introduced as the private school’s football coach at a press conference last month, announced today he won’t be part of the school.

According to a statement sent to and posted on its website, Propst never signed a contract.

“As many of you know, on January 2, 2020, I was introduced as the Head Football Coach for the new Ultimate Student Athletes Academy,” Propst’s statement reads as reported by "At the time of the press conference, while I believed we had reached agreement on a majority of terms, we had not and have not entered into an employment contract. Due to a variety of factors outside of my control, I have informed USA Academy that I will no longer consider a position with USA Academy.

“I wish those associated with USA Academy much success.”