It could also be a team-building experience, he said.
"My son was a four-year starter," Martland said. Alex Martland sometimes had differences with Ingemi, he said, adding that, "All players have disagreements with their coaches."
Disagreements did not revolve around hazing or mistreatment of players, he said.
Jacob Rainer played soccer at Marblehead High from 2004 to 2007. The case is being handled by his father's law firm, Rainer and O'Connor in Revere. The firm said it plans to file a civil action directly against Ingemi, accusing him of assault, battery, false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional stress, in addition to filing claims against the school and the town.
Ingemi is in his 12th year as soccer coach at Marblehead High.