An assistant football coach is facing battery charges after one of his players reported that the coach pushed him during practice. The Council Grove Police Department said the incident happened on September 9th at the high school football practice field, but that it wasn’t reported to authorities until a few days later. An 11-year-old boy told police his assistant coach, Adam Dirks, pushed him to the ground during youth football practice. Council Grove Police said after reviewing the evidence, they arrested Dirks. He faces charges of Battery and Interference with law enforcement.