TOMAH Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Tomah police say an investigation has revealed a Tomah high school coach engaged in sexual conduct with a student. Police say 26-year-old powerlifting coach Kaitlyn Sankey had sexual contact with a 17-year-old student. The investigation started Tuesday and is ongoing. They are asking for anyone with information related to the case to come forward.
In a release Thursday, police said that 26-year-old Kaitlyn Sankey of Elroy, Wis. had sexual contact with a 17-year-old student. According to the release, Tomah high school and the police department were informed about a coach having sexual contact with a student, which led to an investigation by the police and the administration of the school district. Sankey is the Tomah high school powerlifting coach.
Police recommended felony charges of sexual assault of a child by a school staff person or person who works or volunteers with children and exposing genitals or intimate parts to a child to the Monroe County District Attorney’s office and Juneau County District Attorney’s office.