A former Monterey Park high school tennis coach was sentenced to four years in prison in connection with having a sexual relationship with an underage girl, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Van Phuoc “Timothy” Dang, 27, pleaded no contest to two felony counts of meeting a minor for lewd purposes and sodomy of a person under 18.
He was also ordered to register as a sex offender, officials said.
Dang worked as a tennis coach at Schurr High School when the crime occurred.
He was accused of having a relationship with a 14-year-old student after he started coaching her in tennis.
Monterey Park Police Department investigators said the relationship lasted about three years.
A concerned resident alerted school police about the relationship and law enforcement was notified in Sept. 2016.