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Son of Ian Thorpe’s former coach in jail for another week after being charged with sexual abuse

Horrifying new details emerge of alleged child sexual abuse after son of Ian Thorpe’s former swimming coach is charged with molesting two boys

  • Former swimming instructor has been accused of sexually assaulting two boys
  • Paul Frost, 43, was arrested outside of Sylvania home, in southern Sydney
  • Frost is set to remain behind for bars for another week until next court date 
  • Paul Frost is the son of Ian Thorpe’s former swimming coach Doug Frost  

The son of former Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe’s coach will remain behind bars until at least next week after being charged with grooming and sexually assaulting two boys at a southwest Sydney pool two decades ago.

Police received reports in August that two boys had been assaulted between 1997 and 2001, when they were aged between 11 and 16, at the now-closed Doug Frost Swim School in Padstow.

Paul Douglas Frost, son of Doug Frost, was arrested at his Sylvania home on Wednesday and charged with 10 offences including aggravated sexual assault of a child under 16 and aggravated indecent assault of a child under 16.

 

Paul Douglas Frost (pictured), son of Ian Thorpe’s former coach will stay in jail another week after being charged with grooming and sexually assaulting two boys at a southwest Sydney pool two decades ago

Police allege the 43-year-old Frost was the boys’ swimming coach at the time he committed the assaults.

Frost allegedly touched the victims both over and under their swimming costumes during training, and allegedly incited them to commit indecent acts upon him on several occasions.

Frost did not apply for bail on Wednesday in Sutherland Local Court and it was formally refused.

He is due to return to court on September 26.

Police said the investigation into grooming and abuse at the school is ongoing. 

His accusers claim they were abused as children at a former Padstow swim school between 1997 and 2001.

A former swimming instructor has been accused of grooming and sexually assaulting two boys during lessons

A former swimming instructor has been accused of grooming and sexually assaulting two boys during lessons

Frost's father, Doug Frost, coached swimming legend Ian Thorpe (pictured) between 1995 and 2002

Frost’s father, Doug Frost, coached swimming legend Ian Thorpe (pictured) between 1995 and 2002

Paul Frost was seen wearing a grey shirt and faded jeans as he was escorted from the home by police on Wednesday/ 

He had previously entered season one of MasterChef after a brief stint working on hospitality. 

His father, Doug Frost, coached swimming legend Ian Thorpe between 1995 and 2002.

Doug Frost has been in semi-retirement for a number of years. 

His son took over operating his swim school in Padstow before it was was deregistered as a business in 2012.

Police have urged any other possible victims to step forward.  

The 44-year-old man was arrested outside of a Sylvania home, in southern Sydney, at 7am on Wednesday

The 44-year-old man was arrested outside of a Sylvania home, in southern Sydney, at 7am on Wednesday 

His arrest comes after two men alleged they were abused as children by a man at a former Padstow swim school between 1997 and 2003

His arrest comes after two men alleged they were abused as children by a man at a former Padstow swim school between 1997 and 2003

Frost was seen wearing a grey shirt and faded jeans as he was escorted from the home by police

Frost was seen wearing a grey shirt and faded jeans as he was escorted from the home by police



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