Who Is Samuel Figueroa? Celebration High School Coach Arrested for sexual misconduct

Osceola County High School coach was arrested and accused of sexual misconduct against the students, especially girls. Read the entire report to know the complete story. An Osceola County High School employee, who is an assistant baseball and basketball coach is in jail since Thursday night. Samuel Figueroa, 43, the coach was arrested over allegations of sexual misconduct with students. The County Sheriff Marco Lopez said that we’re there to protect the students, we are not here to victimize them, groom them, or do things that go out of the school teaching curriculum. Further, he added, this is not the type of thing we are supposed to do even as adult teachers.

Celebration High School Coach Arrested

Who Is Samuel Figueroa?

Lopez says multiple teenage girls, ranging in age from 15 to 18 years old, have come forward about Samuel allegedly touching them inappropriately or making sexual remarks. One of the students claimed that he asked her to send him nude pictures. The sheriff says one of the victim’s parents came forth after her child told her what allegedly happened regarding the coach.

Celebration High School Coach Arrested

He has deteriorated his power, abused his position, and is a sexual deviant who was lurking in the school. He was arrested on Thursday and is accused of sexual misconduct with female students, aged 15 to 18 years old. He is an assistant baseball and basketball coach at Celebration High School in Osceola County. He started his job at this school in 2018. In many cases, he proved himself guilty. In one case, he instructed a student to go into the girl’s bathroom and take picture of her breasts and send him these pictures. Also, he made many vulgar sexual remarks. One of the school students said, he thought that a coach is a good person but after everything that was uncovered, it all came as a great shock.

Celebration High School Coach Arrested

Celebration High School Coach Arrested

Lopez described several allegations against him. He said two different students came forward and disclosed he has touched them in a bad sexual way. The allegations happened on the property with messaging on and off school grounds. One parent from the school showed his anger and said if that is the case then it is horrible to know that. The sheriff says if allegations were brought to the school and nothing was done, people will be held accountable.

The school organization says that Samuel resigned on Monday, March 27. Investigators say there could be more victims out there and they are encouraging them to come forward. The school is encouraging students to talk to a trusted counselor if the need arises. They made them believe that our guidance, psychologists, teachers, and supporters are available to help each one of them. There are serious allegations. It’s not just one student, there are several students who have come forward that the man has been interacting with them in an inappropriate way.

Karma is the wheel of life, what you sow is what to cut. Now, he’s facing a number of charges including lascivious molestation, conduct, and touching of minors. The sheriff’s office said there could be more victims and asked to call him at his office at 4073481100 if anyone gets more information.

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