Jackson High School coach Scott Studer, accused of videotaping boys in locker room, faces judge

MASSILLON, Ohio - The Jackson High School basketball coach, accused of videotaping his players in the shower, faced a judge Wednesday morning.

Scott Studer, 46, was in Massillon Municipal Court for a  preliminary hearing. Studer waived his right to a pretrial hearing and was bound over to Stark County Common Pleas Court. His bond was continued.

The Stark County Grand Jury will receive the six counts and should decide in four to six weeks whether or not to indict.

He was arrested last week on multiple charges.

Police said Studer positioned the camera in the shower area of the locker room, then would take the camera home and download the images to his hard drive, before returning the camera back to the locker room.

Officials said there's no indication Studer disseminated the footage and there's no evidence he showered with his players.

Studer was in his 27th season as a basketball coach for the Jackson High School Polar Bears, and students mentioned that he was well-liked among the student athletes.

Studer, who graduated from Jackson High School, resigned from his position after the arrest.

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