Editor’s note: Donna ISD informed KVEO, Nieto was a wrestling coach. After review, the district then confirmed he was a former powerlifting coach. This story has been updated.
Harlingen, Texas (KVEO)—A former Donna Independent School District powerlifting coach is facing two charges of sexual assault.
According to Donna ISD, Robby Lee Nieto was arrested Wednesday. Nieto was arrested by Donna’s police department and was given a $50,000 bond; $25,000 for each charge.
Nieto was a coach in Donna North High School, but has not been employed with the district since the 2018-2019 school year.
Public records show Nieto was also arrested in 2017 by Weslaco police.
Nieto was charged with one count of improper relationship between educator and student and one count of enticing child away from custodian with intent of felony.