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Ex-Tahoe youth soccer president despatched to jail for intercourse with little one


A close up of a pair of handcuffs on a table.

A former ski instructor and ex-president of a youth soccer league in Lake Tahoe was sentenced to more than four years in prison for sexually engaging a child.

Anthony Coronado-Smith of Truckee, Calif., Former president of the Truckee Pop Warner Football League, was convicted last week, Sierra Sun reported on Friday.

After a protracted trial in September, he did not advocate challenging the sexual battery by using a minor for sexual acts and teasing or molesting a child.

Truckee police arrested Coronado-Smith in June 2019. They said they had found evidence of numerous electronic items related to his communications with teenagers in his home.

Coronado-Smith upset or molested a minor under the age of 14 between July 2017 and July 2018, according to court records. In December 2018, he committed an indecent act against a second minor, also under the age of 14, the police said.

In addition to his commitment to youth football, Sun said he was a ski instructor at Northstar California Resort and a golf instructor at Lahontan Golf Club.