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Ex-soccer coach guilty of having sex with girl on team

December 23, 2009 |  8:05 pm

A former coach for the Mission Viejo Soccer Club was convicted today of having sex with a 16-year-old girl on his team.

David Christopher Hernandez, 28, of Corona pleaded guilty to two  felony counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, according to the Orange County district attorney's office.

Hernandez was sentenced to 150 days in jail and three years of formal probation. As part of his probation, he cannot work with minors or frequent schools, parks or any place where minors congregate.

In two instances earlier this year, Hernandez had intercourse with the victim in his car and at her home while her parents were away, prosecutors said. The parents found out and alerted authorities.

—Robert J. Lopez