A faculty rugby coach requested lady pupils to ship him nude footage in secret messages, a misconduct panel has heard.

Gavin Williams, 34, the pinnacle of rugby at Aberdare Group Faculty in South Wales, allegedly messaged eight ladies on Instagram and Snapchat, making sexual feedback about them and sending topless footage of himself.

The trainer, who faces being struck off, is alleged to have requested one lady if she had a boyfriend, and advised her to ship him footage ‘of her fairly face’ and ‘impolite ones of her boobs’.

Gavin Williams, 34, asked girl pupils to send him nude pictures in secret messages, a misconduct panel has heard

Gavin Williams, 34, requested lady pupils to ship him nude footage in secret messages, a misconduct panel has heard

The listening to was advised he later falsely advised the identical lady that one other trainer on the college had ‘made feedback about her t**s and a**e’.

This member of employees was questioned however was not topic to disciplinary processes – with the committee advised that Mr Williams’ mendacity ‘might have ruined this trainer’s skilled repute’.

The rugby coach allegedly advised one other pupil that he wish to see her in a bikini and one other that she ‘might look 18 if she wished to,’ whereas he requested one lady: ‘Do you ship nude footage of your self?’.

He additionally allegedly despatched pupils topless pictures of himself, whereas he messaged one other lady saying: ‘I assumed you’ll solely go for boys with huge willies and I assumed I must ship you mine’.

An Training Workforce Council (EWC) health to apply committee was advised that Mr Williams, who was a Welsh Rugby Union Hub officer on the time, additionally took a bunch of feminine pupils to Aberavon seaside for a ‘college journey’ with out permission, after a rugby event was cancelled.

The listening to was advised that he had pushed one lady to the opticians in the course of the varsity day, earlier than later falsely claiming that she was his cousin.

The teacher is said to have asked one girl if she had a boyfriend, and told her to send him pictures 'of her pretty face' and 'rude ones of her boobs'

The trainer is alleged to have requested one lady if she had a boyfriend, and advised her to ship him footage ‘of her fairly face’ and ‘impolite ones of her boobs’

The rugby coach was arrested in late 2019 on suspicion of sexual communication with a toddler.

His telephone was searched, with 1,200 messages downloaded from it, however South Wales Police later determined to not proceed with prosecution.

An inner inquiry was launched, however Mr Williams resigned from his place on the college – which he had held since 2014 – with rapid impact on April 19 2021, the day earlier than a deliberate disciplinary listening to was set to begin. 

Headteacher at Aberdare Group Faculty, Carol Morgans, stated Mr Williams was a ‘very profitable coach’ who was chargeable for the event of rugby on the college, which has over 1,300 pupils aged between 11 and 18.

She added that he had attended safeguarding coaching in 2018 and 2019, and had obtained ‘clear steering’ concerning the college’s social media coverage.

However in 2019, Mr Williams advised Mrs Morgans that he’d responded to a pupil through social media concerning a remark made about college uniform, with the headteacher reminding him that this behaviour was not acceptable.

Williams was the head of rugby at Aberdare Community School in South Wales (pictured)

Williams was the pinnacle of rugby at Aberdare Group Faculty in South Wales (pictured)

Later that 12 months, the varsity was made conscious of a referral from youngster providers concerning Mr Williams. 

A danger administration plan was then put in place and he was knowledgeable that he was to earn a living from home till additional discover.

He was then arrested on November 23, and was suspended from his rugby officer position 4 days later.

The committee heard how in 2019, Mr Williams, conscious {that a} rugby pageant scheduled for that date had been cancelled, drove a bunch of 12 months 9 and 10 pupils to Aberavon seaside in Baglan Bay for a ‘college journey’, regardless of not having permission or having carried out a danger evaluation.

An EWC panel heard Mr Williams had beforehand advised pupils on a social media group chat that: ‘The one approach I might get away with that is by saying it is like a rugby pageant down Aberavon college.’

The listening to – which was not attended by Mr Williams – was additionally advised how he emailed one other trainer on the college, Sarah Frederick, telling her that he was driving a feminine pupil into city to gather her glasses from the opticians and that she could be ’10 minutes late’ to her lesson.

Mr Williams and the lady returned to high school at 1pm, with the rugby coach saying her appointment had overran. 

The EWC listening to was advised that he claimed to Ms Frederick that the pupil concerned was his cousin, however this was later discovered to be unfaithful.

Mrs Morgans stated his behaviour was ‘completely inappropriate’, and that she would ‘expect a member of employees to be finishing up what they’re employed to do’.

The listening to is predicted to run till January 15.