Catholic high school baseball coach opts for trial on sex crimes charges

    The South Philadelphia high school baseball coach accused of sexual and moral corruption is seeking a trial.

    Louis Spadaccini was charged last Fall with with corrupting the morals of a minor, simple assault, furnishing alcohol to a minor and rape.
    He’s being accused of serving alcohol to and engaging in sex acts with boys he coached at Ss. John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School.

    The Daily News reports Spadaccini has opted not to plead guilty, despite being expected to do so today. A Chester County judge will preside over the trial because Spadaccini was a Philadelphia court employee up until his arrest.

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