OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - A well-known youth swimming coach in Charlotte, N.C. faces sexual misconduct charges in Opelika.
According to Opelika Police details are limited because the victim in a juvenile.
The suspect, Jamie Thomas, is the owner and head coach at the New South Swimming club. Court documents indicate Thomas was arrested on Sept. 18 for sexual misconduct, a misdemeanor. The warrant states Thomas performed oral sex on a juvenile without consent.
In an effort to protect the victim's identity, some details about the case are being withheld.
Thomas did make his $5,000 bond.
A Charlotte news paper reports Thomas stopped coaching in July after taking a leave of absence. After his arrest he was suspended by USA Swimming.