Police Charge Private Coach, Tutor For Sex Abuse Of A Minor

Daniel Sirotkin, via Montgomery County PoliceMontgomery County Police have charged a Germantown man who coaches and tutors in Bethesda and Potomac with sex offenses against a teenage girl.

Police on Tuesday said Daniel Mandel Sirotkin, 30, of the 17300 block of Autumn Harvest Court in Germantown, has been charged with two counts of Sex Abuse of a Minor and three counts of Third Degree Sex Offense after MCPS school officials notified police of a private tutor and athletic coach engaging in inappropriate contact with students.

According to police, Sirotkin was hired by parents to coach and tutor students from several private and public schools in the Bethesda and Potomac areas.

Sirotkin, who was a honorable mention on the 2001 All-Gazette Wrestling Team at Quince Orchard, is listed as an assistant coach for the Good Counsel wrestling team in Olney. He was listed as the head coach of a club travel team during the 2010-2011 season of the Viking and BCC Mat Club, which practiced at the Landon School.

Police say Sirotkin has been tutoring and coaching high school students for several years and, in a press release, encouraged any parent of child who feels he engaged in inappropriate behavior to call the Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400.

Photo via Montgomery County Police


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