A man who once served as the head coach at Highlands High School (Fort Thomas, Ky.) has been charged with sex crimes against children, according to court records and police.
The charges date to his time at another Kentucky high school football program and involved victims younger than 16, records state.
Thomas Duffy, 69, has been charged with four counts of sodomy, court documents state. According to the Highlands Football website, Duffy was the head coach from 1988 to 1993. He lead the team to two state titles during his time at the school.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that the charges stem from events that allegedly occurred while Duffy was working as Danville (Ky.) High School’s football coach, Danville police Assistant Chief Glenn Doan said.
Duffy was the head coach from 1982 and 1983 at Danville, the Herald-Leader said.
The victims in each of the charges were under 16 years old at the time, according to WKYT.
Court documents said he was indicted on Nov. 20. He was given a $10,000 bond, which he posted on Monday. Duffy lives in Lexington, according to court documents.