Schurr High School Tennis Coach Accused of Lewd Acts Upon 14-Year-Old Student Spanning Over 3 Years

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A tennis coach from Schurr High School has been arrested for alleged lewd acts with a14-year-old student, the Monterey Park Police Department reported in a news release.

Schurr High School Tennis Coach Van Phuoc "Timothy" Dang is seen in a booking photo released by the Monterey Park Police Department on Sept. 13, 2016.
Schurr High School Tennis Coach Van Phuoc “Timothy” Dang is seen in a booking photo released by the Monterey Park Police Department on Sept. 13, 2016.

Detectives arrested Van Phuoc “Timothy” Dang, 26, of West Covina,  about 2 p.m. Monday on three felony counts, two include lewd acts with a minor and sex with a minor where the suspect is over 21, police said.

Dang allegedly began having an inappropriate sexual relationship with his 14-year-old student after he started coaching her in tennis.

Investigators said the relationship lasted about three years.

Dang was being held at the Monterey Park Police Department Jail on $100,000 bail.

Investigators believe there may be other victims and urge anyone with information about Dang or his alleged crimes to call the Monterey Park Police Department Investigations Bureau at 626-307-1236 or their local police department.

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