NWSL’s Orlando Pride put 2 coaches on leave during retaliation investigations

The coaches will be on temporary leave during the investigation into an alleged “violation of NWSL policy to prevent and eliminate discrimination, harassment and bullying in the workplace,” the statement said.

CNN attempted to contact Cromwell and Greene for comment.

Assistant coach Seb Hines has been named interim manager.

Pride said via Twitter on Tuesday that it was cooperating with the investigation and pledged to “provide a respectful environment and adhere to all league policies.”

The joint statement by NWSL and NWSLPA said the action was part of an ongoing investigation that began in October into allegations of workplace misconduct against players, along with “systemic issues in the league impacting prevention, the detection and response to misconduct “.

NWSL accepts the demands of the players union after the sexual misconduct scandal

The investigation is looking into allegations of discrimination, harassment, abuse or bullying within all 12 NWSL teams. The League accepted the union’s request for an immediate suspension of “any person in a position of power” under investigation for possible abuses.

in April, Houston Dash announced that general manager and manager James Clarkson has been suspended following the preliminary findings of an investigation into the allegations of wrongdoing. No further details were provided.

CNN was unable to contact Clarkson or his representatives for comment.

Ray Sanchez of CNN contributed to this report.