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Former Australia swimming coach to stand trial on child sex charges | other sports | Hindustan Times Former Australia swimming coach to stand trial on child sex charges

The ex-national women’s coach is accused of indecently dealing with two girls under the age of 16, with the five offences allegedly occurring in Brisbane between 1984 and 1988, according to broadcaster ABC.

He's trained some of Australia's most successful swimming stars, but now he's facing five charges of indece...

Scott Volkers committed to stand trial on indecent treatment of child charges

Police arrested and charged the swim coach in October last year over the alleged offences relating to two girls under the age of 16 in the 1980s.

Former swim coach to stand trial on child sex offenses

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Prominent Australian swimming coach Scott Volkers has been committed to stand trial over historical child sex offenses.Volkers appeared in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Friday where it was deemed there was enough evidence for his matter to be heard by a jury in a higher court, the Australian Associated Press reported. He did not enter a plea.He is accused of indecently dealing with two girls under the age of 16 in the 1980s. The five offenses were alleged to have occurred in Brisbane between 1984 and 1988.Volkers was originally charged in 2002 but the charges were dropped. Authorities in Queensland state decided to re-prosecute the case following a royal commission into institutional reac

Volkers committed to stand trial in Queensland Volkers committed to stand trial in Queensland

Australian swimming coach Scott Volkers has been committed to stand trial over five historical child sex offences.