Soccer coach arrested for committing lewd acts on former teen player
THOUSAND OAKS, CA — Former high school soccer coach Vincent Thomas, 47, was arrested for performing lewd acts on a minor. The youth played on his soccer team.
According to authorities, a female came forward and claimed that Thomas and her had a relationship that included sex. Police immediately launched an investigation. The female stated that she was between 14-16 years of age.
Authorities issued a search warrant at Thomas’ home and arrested him. He is now being held on $100,000 bail.
Thomas has coached in the area for over 20 years.
The Thousand Oaks Police Department is encouraging anyone with more information about Thomas to call Detective Darin Yanover at 805-494-8229.