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Coach John Shea’s resignation was one of dozens approved during a Mesa Public Schools board meeting in March 2017.

Next to his name, Shea’s reason for leaving is listed as “personal.”

But the reasons for the coach’s departure appear far more complex than the one-word explanation.

Behind his resignation, a federal lawsuit claims, is the thorny tale of a Skyline High School track coach and a teenage girl tangled in a yearslong attachment that often crossed the line into sexual innuendo.

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