Prep AD Apologizes for Calling Hitler a 'Good Leader'

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One of New Jersey's most prominent high school athletics administrators has apologized for calling Adolf Hitler a "good leader" during a presentation to student-athletes at another school.

According to, Nutley High School athletic director Joe Piro, who currently serves as president of the 113-team Super Football Conference that he helped create and develop into a national model, was speaking during an assembly on leadership and sportsmanship for spring sports athletes at Madison High School when he used Hitler as an example of a "good leader" with "bad moral character and intentions."

The infamous German chancellor and Nazi Party leader was shown on a screen side-by-side with a photo of Martin Luther King Jr. Other leaders pictured during the presentation included George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Derek Jeter.

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