Coach accused of pressuring teen for sex

Published On: Mar 19 2013 12:20:09 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 19 2013 05:26:50 PM EDT

A youth volleyball coach is accused of pressuring one of his teenaged players into having sex with him, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

Police arrested Michael Morales, 38, of Pompano Beach, on Monday. He's charged with one count of computer child exploitation.

According to BSO, Morales began texting the 15-year-old girl in June 2012. In October, the texts became sexual.

Police say in one exchange, the girl texted, "So if I don't want to do what you want sexually I can't train? Who else have you done this to?" Morales replied that it was private and "u have to be in all the way," according to BSO.

Morales is listed as the director of the Matrix Volleyball Academy on the organization's website.

Anyone who thinks they may have been a victim is asked to contact the Internet Crimes Against Children task force at 954-888-5242.


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