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Gymnastics coach accused of sex with minors due in court

November 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A former dentist and gymnastics coach accused of having sexual relationships with underage girls was due in a Riverside courtroom Monday.

Trial began for 44-year old David Martinus Rejakvam. The suspect is charged with unlawful sex with a minor and lewd acts on a child under 14.

Authorities say the crimes happened while he worked as a gymnastics coach at a private facility in Riverside.

If convicted on all charges, Rejakvam could face 21 years in prison.