Former High School Coach Charged With Sex Offenses Against Two Players



Police believe there may be more victims.

Rockville, Md. (KM) A former high school football coach in Montgomery County has been charged with sexual offenses against two players. Christopher Papadopoulos, 26, of Thornburn Place in Gaithersburg was arrested on Monday.

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police say Papadopoulos allegedly committed the sexual offenses while serving as assistant coach at Thomas S. Wooten High School  in Rockville from 2016 to 2020. .

Police say an investigation began in February, 2020. Detectives with the Special Victims Investigations Division say Papadopoulos sexually abused and exploited the first victim on multiple occasions. They say he sexually and solicited  the second victim.

The offenses occurred after school hours and not on school property, police say.

Court documents show that Papadopoulos is charged with two counts of sex abuse of a minor, and four counts of 4th-degree sex offense.

Police say there may be other victims of sexual abuse by Papadopoulos, and they’re being asked to contact the Special Victims Investigations Division of the Montgomery County Police at 240-773-5400.


By Kevin McManus