After years of helping Tulane athletes get stronger on the field, fired strength coach Stephanie Sharpe is relying on the power of that group to possibly help her get rehired at the university.

Tulane athletes have started a petition for the school to rehire Sharpe.

According to the petition on www.change.org, "Coach Stephnaie is an inspiration to all of her athletes. She's an excellent role model to the athletes she coaches."

The petition also calls Sharpe "a rare find in a coach."

Click here to see the petition in its entirety.