Scott Volkers at the Magistrates Court in Maroochydore in November. Picture: AAP /Glenn Hunt
Scott Volkers at the Magistrates Court in Maroochydore in November. Picture: AAP /Glenn Hunt

Coach to face trial over alleged sex offences

AUSTRALIAN swimming coach Scott Volkers has been committed to stand trial over five historical child sex offences.

Volkers did not enter a plea during a hearing in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Friday.

The coach is accused of indecently dealing with two girls under the age of 16 in the 1980s.



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