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Owner Must Stay Away, But Dojo Still Open

MassDojo is being run by committee and dedicated parents and instructors.

Classes have continued at in Shrewsbury after criminal charges were filed by the Arlington Texas Police Department against the owner, .

Noreen Rossini, Eric's mother, is helping to run the dojo while Rossini faces charges and is ordered to stay away from children under the age of 18.

"The dojo is being run by committee," Rossini said. "We have some dedicated parents who are helping out and Eric is working closely with the instructors and continuing to do administrative duties."

Rossini said she cannot comment on the pending court case, but she is thankful for the support of the MassDojo community.

"We want to maintain the excellence the students are used to when they come to MassDojo," Rossini said. "They are so committed and dedicated."

Rossini said new students are being enrolled at the dojo every day. "I've been fielding questions from parents," she said. "The dojo will remain open."

Two classes were in progress last night and Rossini said classes are continuing at the dojo.

For more information about classes or the dojo, you can call 774-239-1346.

Hulk Hogan June 26, 2012 at 03:36 PM
@Carolina - If you open your eyes you can see the duodenum, muddy huh, you may want to wake up and smell the trash that is building up in the yard. The neighbors are asking about the strange bald guy who never leaves the house.
CP July 12, 2012 at 05:23 PM
It's my understanding that the custody issue was filed AFTER the child came forward. Which is completely understandable in my opinion.
Dr. Spock July 13, 2012 at 09:56 AM
Email sensei@massdojo.com and ask for his resignation. The Dojo must go on and Sandusky is waiting to step in and coach in his jumpsuit
Rebecca July 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM
Please take your head out of the sand. The connection between his prior domestic assault conviction and the indecent assault on a minor charges is his fitness to teach children. And the charges against him are quite clear - if you are inclined to accept them.
Rebecca July 14, 2012 at 01:52 PM
Most parents would be outraged and immediately demand some sort of action when a man who has a facing role with their children has been, unbeknownst to them, convicted of domestic assault. They would also question the leadership of anyone who gave/gives such a man a pass and continued access to their children. http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2012/07/14/boston_parents_seek_to_oust_superintendent_carol_johnson/?p1=News_links

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