Hockey Coach fired after being caught on video trying to solicit sex from a minor ,(Video)

S. Harper
July 12, 2022  (12:14)

The hockey world has been tainted by multiple sexual assault scandals over that last 2-years. The hockey world has seen the Kyle Beach incident, the Penguins AHL sexual assault scandal and the World Juniors rape allegations. Now another incident had emerged.

The incident occured in the North American Hockey League, a Junior A League. The Coach, Brendan Phelps from the Minnesota Wilderness was reportedly caught on video admitting to trying to solicit sex from a minor and has been fired.
The video of the incident is absolutely disturbing.

In a disgusting video Brendan Phelps admits to what he's come to the location to do. Phelps was actually lured to the location by an organized that tries to prevent this type of behavior, known as Midwest Predator Catchers.
Phelps who knew he was caught would confess to sending dirty photos and videos to the young boy. Phelps has yet to have any criminal charges laid but expect to see them coming shortly.
The Wilderness have released him as their head coach and have issued a statement.
From the team's General Manager David Boitz:
"The Minnesota Wilderness was informed on Sunday, July 10, that a video making allegations against Assistant Coach Brendan Phelps had been posted on YouTube and possibly other social media sites. The Wilderness have been in contact with the North American Hockey League, the U.S. Center for SafeSport, and local authorities regarding this matter.

Mr. Phelps' employment by The Wilderness has ended effective immediately and he has been suspended from all participation in any USA Hockey sanctioned activity, including all activity within the jurisdiction of the NAHL. Based on the information currently available to the The Wilderness, the conduct in question does not appear to have involved any NAHL player personnel or activities.

Local authorities and the U.S. Center for SafeSport are handling this matter and The Wilderness will cooperate with their efforts, in coordination with the NAHL. The team encourages any player, player's family member, or billet family member who has concerns about Mr. Phelps' behavior to contact team representatives, so that they can be put in contact with the U.S. Center for SafeSport and/or local authorities.

The incident is now being handled by the local authorities and the U.S. Center for SafeSport. Therefore, in cooperation with their investigations, the Minnesota Wilderness has no further comment at this time."
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