British football chief of staff accused of assaulting his wife
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The University of Kentucky football chief of staff was arrested and charged with fourth degree assault over the weekend following a physical altercation with his wife, according to Lexington Police arrest citation.
The arrest quote says Dan Berezowitz, 50, was arrested and charged on Sunday evening. The arrest quote indicates that he was seen on video in a loud verbal altercation with his wife. The quote says he aggressively approached his wife, pushed her into the front door on the driver’s side of their vehicle, at which point you can hear him say, “you’re hurting my back. “.
The arrest citation indicates that Berezowitz’s wife appeared to strike back at him in self-defense. The arrest quote says he grabbed his wife by the arm, twisted her, causing her to fall to the ground.
The arrest quote indicates that Berezowitz and his wife did not cooperate with the police.
A Lexington Herald-Leader report states that during Berezowitz’s appearance in Fayette District Court on Monday, the bond was set at $ 1,000, which was released by the UK’s director of players’ personnel, Chase Heuke.
A spokesperson for UK Athletics told ABC 36 News the program was aware of the reported incident and was in the process of collecting information.
According to the UK Athletics website, Berezowitz has been on Mark Stoops’ staff since Stoops was hired as UK football head coach in 2013.
Berezowitz started out as director of recruiting operations. He was promoted to Chief of Staff to Mark Stoops in 2018. According to UK public records, his annual salary is $ 195,840.
Berezowitz is the second member of the British football team to face criminal charges this offseason. In May, wide receivers coach Jovon Bouknight was arrested and charged with impaired driving in northern Kentucky, resulting in his unpaid suspension from the school.