Rick Dennison, a former assistant coach with the Minnesota Vikings, is out of a job after he refused to take the COVID-19 vaccine:

“The vaccine is required for all Tier 1 staff”:

If he didn’t get the vaccine, “he wouldn’t be able to coach players on the field or in meeting rooms”:

Dennison, 63, graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in civil engineering and also played linebacker for the Denver Broncos from 1982-1990:

It looks like he’s the first assistant coach booted over the requirement: