Former wrestling coach at Pequea Valley School District charged with sexual assault

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LANCASTER, Pa. —  A former Pequea Valley School District wrestling coach is charged with sexual assault after a school trip. Danial Miller, assistant junior high wrestling coach, went on a team trip to a wrestling tournament in Bloomsburg.

During the trip the team stayed at a hotel where two female students roomed together.  According to police documents, Miller entered the girls’ room and offered them alcoholic beverages and marijuana.  He then exposed his genitals to the girls and asked for sexual favors.

According to the affidavit, Miller had developed a sexual relationship with one of the girls in early December 2016.

Miller is facing charges including institutional sexual assault, corruption of minors and indecent exposure.

The Pequea Valley School District issued this statement on Miller’s arrest:

“The Pequea Valley School District  has been notified that criminal charges are being filed against one of its former assistant coaches, Danial Miller.  Mr. Miler is no longer employed by the School District.  He was removed from his coaching duties, when troubling allegations first emerged.   The School District immediately reported the information it received to Pennsylvania State Police and made all mandatory reports, and has continued to cooperate fully with the investigation of Mr. Miller by law enforcement.  School officials urge anyone with pertinent information concerning Mr. Miller to report it to the Pennsylvania State Police, Lancaster Barrack.”