Football Coach Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Battery Charges

Akron, OH - A high school football coach in court Friday morning answering to charges he was sexually active with a student.

Claude Brown pleaded not guilty to sexual battery charges.

Police say he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student at Buchtel High School.

Brown is also a history teacher at the school - but has been put on administrative leave.

The judge ordered him not to have contact with any juveniles outside his immediate family.