Former USA Gymnastics National Team Coach Arrested, Facing Charges of Lewdness With Minor

A previous USA Gymnastics females’s national team instructor was jailed in Las Vegas and also deals with 14 counts of lewdness with a child under age 14, authorities claimed.

Terry Gray, 52, was an instructor at a health club in the city from 2009 to 2015, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said in a declaration.

Court documents show that the alleged cases occurred between 2007 and 2013. CNN has actually connected to his attorney.

Gray likewise coached at health clubs in Cincinnati and also Southern California, according to numerous reports. None of these existing fees relate to those gyms.

In October 2019, he was suspended by USA Gymnastics for two years, according to the USA Gymnastics’ internet site. CNN is reaching out to USA Gymnastics and U.S. Center for SafeSport, the firm that has territory over claims of sex-related misbehavior entailing a small for USA Gymnastics.

Throughout a Congressional hearing in July 2018, Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal asked then-president of USA Gymnastics, Kerry Perry, about Gray. At the time, he was the topic of a report by the Orange County Register revealing he was still coaching at a club in Southern California after USA Gymnastics placed him on an acting suspension as he was being explored by U.S. Center for SafeSport.

The record specified that the health club proprietor was not aware of his suspension. However, Perry said throughout the hearing that they had sent an e-mail and also fabulous mail to the health club about it.

An arrest warrant was issued on July 8 and Gray was arrested 2 days later on, according to court records. Jail records reveal he is being held without bail and also his very first court hearing is arranged for Monday.

Cops are looking for additional targets and also are asking anyone with details regarding his criminal activities to speak to the LVMPD Sexual Assault Section at 702-828-3421.

By Kay Jones

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