The Gold Coast Titans have ceased their coaching consultancy arrangement with former player Michael Gordon until further notice after the club was made aware that he had been charged by police.
The Titans issued a statement on Sunday to say Gordon would be stood down from his role after he had been charged as part of a drugs operation in south-east Queensland and northern NSW.
“Michael has been working on a contract basis, providing specialist coaching services to the club over the past season,” according to the Titans statement.
“He will not be providing services to the club until further notice.
“The club will make no further comment as the issue is now with police”
Police have announced seven people have been charged as part of the operation.
According to the police statement, a 37-year-old man was arrested at a Casuarina home and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station and charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug and two counts of possess prohibited drug.
He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday 14 December 2020.