FOLSOM, CA -A coach for the Folsom Sea Otters swim team was arrested this weekby federal agents onattempted child molestationcharges and possession of child porn.
According to a federal complaint, Eric Johnston, 21,was arrested Monday at a Sacramento hotel wherehe arranged to meet two minors for sex.
The meeting had been arrangedthrough a series of emails; but Johnston didn't know he was actually communicatingwith a sex crimes investigator who arranged the bogus meeting.
Johnston also admitted to trading child porn images via email, months earlier.
Johnston has coached swimming for the Folsom Sea Otters for the past three years.
"This is horrible, we know our coaches well, it's not something you can easily explain to your kids," team presidentLisa Davies said.
Federal documents indicate no swim team members were victims.
However,swim parents are getting a letter explaining the arrest in case other victims are out there.