The events in the case of David Scott Zimmerman, a basketball coach at Vincentian High School in Pittsburgh:
Vincentian High School hires Zimmerman to coach boys’ basketball. A year later, he added teaching English and running the athletic department to his portfolio.
Vincentian principal rates Zimmerman’s work as unsatisfactory because of failure to follow rules and improper conduct.
A basketball player tells Vincentian’s principal that Zimmerman forced him to choose among three inappropriate actions in return for keeping a secret. The principal dropped her inquiry when the parents took their son out of the school.
Another player and his parents complain to Vincentian about Zimmerman’s conduct. Zimmerman is forced to resign. McCandless police are notified and interview 13 boys who describe sexual misconduct by Zimmerman.
Vincentian agrees not to disclose why Zimmerman resigned, and Zimmerman agrees not to sue Duquesne.
McCandless police charge Zimmerman with corruption of minors and simple assault.
U.S. Attorney charges Zimmerman with possession of child pornography.
Zimmerman pleads guilty to corruption of minors and is sentenced to one year of probation.
Federal pornography charge is dismissed because of an improper search warrant.
Harmar police charge Zimmerman with sexual assault of a 20-year-old man.
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Zimmerman pleads no contest to simple assault in the Harmar case. He is sentenced to 12 month’s probation.
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