NORTHEAST SOCCER COACH PLEADS GUILTY TO CHILD-SEX CHARGES
philly.com/Mensah M. Dean
Vincent Mickle, a 34 year old volunteer girls soccer coach and Holy Family Universitystudent, was 30 years old by the summer of 2007, but that did not stop him from spending hourstrying to pick up teenage girls on the Facebook and Myspace networking sites. He made contactwith a least six girls between ages 14 and 16 from that summer and continuing to March 2010. He had sex with one girl, age 16. His activities with the others included asking for sex,giving them alcohol, receiving from them bare-chested pictures and sending one girl a picture ofhis penis. Mickle, of Teesdale Street in the Northeast, pleaded guilty today. He ischarged with unlawful contact with a minor, solicitation to commit statutory sexual assault,corruption of the morals of a minor, solicitation to commit involuntary deviate sexual intercourseand 15 counts of possession of child pornography. He could be sent to prison for up to 265years when he is sentenced on September 19.