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Morgan Hill Police, California
Wednesday January 31st, 2018 :: 03:33 p.m. PST


Soccer coach arrested for Sexual Assault of a minor.

On Jan 31, 2018, Morgan Hill Police Officers arrested Marcial Gonzalez Jr., 27 of Morgan Hill.
Gonzalez was arrested on allegations of sexual assault of a minor whom he had met through coaching. During the investigation it was learned that Gonzalez was currently employed as a youth soccer coach at Oak Grove High School in San Jose since November of 2017. He is also currently employed as a soccer coach at South Valley Junior High in Gilroy. He had previously worked as a coach for Sentinal Soccer Club, as a Junior Varsity Boys soccer coach at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill between October 2015 – February of 2016 and as a local Lyft driver. The sexual assault occurred at a private residence in Morgan Hill and did not occur on school grounds.

With Gonzalez’ association to youth, through coaching, MHPD is seeking information to determine if there are other Victims or Witnesses. Please call the Morgan Hill Police Department 408-779-2101 or Detective Burdick at 669-253-4960.

Morgan Hill Police, California
16200 Vineyard Blvd
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 408-779-2101

Sergeant Troy Hoefling
Special Operations Division

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