In Session: Youth Soccer Coach Charged With Sexual Battery


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WILLOWICK, OH (WOIO) - A youth soccer coach is under fire after accusations of misconduct surfaced earlier this week.

Dan Chester, 37-years-old, is accused of touching and sending racy text messages to two 13-year-old girls.

The Police Chief says that at least one of the girls sent Chester - Willowick Youth Soccer League President and also a coach in the league - inappropriate photos.

Chester was busted when one of the victim's moms discovered some of the messages, and alerted police.

He was arraigned on two counts of sexual battery on Thursday and is free on a $1,000 bond.

Chester is due back in court December 23rd.

Indoor soccer session is now underway according to the Willowick Soccer website. The contact for the indoor and spring sessions listed Dan Chester this weekend.

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