Popular Santa Cruz volleyball coach accused of trying to have sex with minor

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KGO) -- A popular volleyball coach in Santa Cruz is accused of trying to have sex with a minor.

Officers announced the arrest of 49-year-old Kjell Nilssen.

They said he's been in contact with the girl since he met her three years ago at the Club Shoreline Volleyball.

Nilssen is a convicted sex offender and is required to register annually with local law enforcement. He failed to register with the Santa Cruz Police Department for more than a year and half.

He was booked into Santa Cruz County jail.
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