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High school soccer coach arrested

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A high school soccer coach is behind bars tonight after investigators say he crossed the line with at least one student. Deputies arrested 24-year-old Brian Reardon Tuesday. He was an assistant soccer coach at Ashley High in New Hanover County. It's not clear what he did, but he's been charged with two counts of indecent liberties with a student.

"We are in the process of talking with the players at Ashley and notifying their parents through a letter explaining the actions that have been taken," New Hanover County Schools Assistant Superintendent Rick Holliday said.

Holliday would not say if the two charges meant one or two students were involved. Because the alleged victims are minors, the names and the description of the crime on the arrest warrant are blacked out.

According to school officials Reardon should have only had contact with the girls soccer team. His job description was strictly as a coach and not a teacher.

"The background check on this individual was clean," Holliday said. "He was employed as an assistant soccer coach and had no other duties than that."

School officials suspect this to be an isolated incident. They don't think Reardon had contact with any student outside the soccer team.

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The "concerned parents" in this case.....were divorced. The mother knew the two were "dating" and chose to keep it from the father. This is not a child victim nor was this her first rodeo. As far as teacher training, the "coach" was simply a college student who loved sports and chose to volunteer as a wrestling coach. The school loved him and asked him to help coach soccer since his prior athletic records were so outstanding! Both of these people have been victimized and would probably have continued "dating" had the father of the girl not pressed charges which forced them apart!

For those of you who do not have teenaged daughters, you should check out the activities and social outings of our youth these days. This is not the same world in which we were raised!

This case is still ongoing and the "coach" is looking at 5 to 10 if he's lucky. In addition to that, he will have to register as a sex offender. Has anyone of you actually seen him? He's a very small guy and looks 16 himself. All this because of a relationship, (though clearly not a good idea), which could have been ongoing for life.

This school must be in the

This school must be in the buttcrack of America!!! What's wrong with you people?