A Desert Edge High School girls' coach has been arrested on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with one of her students over the past year, Goodyear police said Tuesday. Basketball and volleyball coach Susan Jayne Anderson, 28, was arrested Monday night at her home in Goodyear's Estrella community, police said. She is accused of carrying on an ongoing sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl she coached, police said."We believe that this started when the student was 15," said John Rowan, a police spokesman.
probable cause statement filed Monday with the Estrella Mountain Justice Court shows Anderson told police she "chose and targeted" the victim because of the girl's low self-esteem. According to the document:• Police found phone records that showed the suspect and the victim were having daily, hourlong talks and had exchanged "thousands" of text messages since December. They were also communicating via the social networking Web site myspace.com • The victim reported the suspect had taken her home after sporting events and practices, and that they had kissed up to four times on those occasions.• The victim told police she had sexual contact with the suspect on Jan..20 at the coach's home.Anderson had coached for Goodyear's Desert Edge since 2004 and passed a background check when she was hired, according to Eleanor Andersen, an Agua Fria Union High School spokeswoman.Anderson also is a first-year fitness teacher at Centerra Mirage Elementary School in Goodyear, said Cathy Stafford, superintendent for the Avondale Elementary School district. Both districts said Anderson is on administrative leave. They said there is no history of similar complaints against her.Anderson is being held in a Maricopa County jail on $18,000 bond. Rowan, the police spokesman, said a family member became suspicious and contacted police. Detectives say there could be additional victims.
i know , none of you pervs are upset because its two chicks (sorry about that if you actually are offended). for the coach this had to be like going to an all you can eat buffet...so to speak.