November 29, 2017
Washington Township Swim Club (WTSC) is aware of the arrest of Johel Ramirez, an assistant diving coach at North Central High School, pertaining to charges of sexual misconduct and other related charges tied to victims at the RipFest Diving club in Arcadia, IN for which Mr. Ramirez was a coach. Mr. Ramirez has no coaching history or relationship with WTSC. Per the statement below from MSDWT, Mr. Ramirez's employment with Washington Township Schools has been terminated.
“Washington Township Schools received information from Hamilton County Law Enforcement that our assistant diving coach, Johel Ramirez, has allegations levied against him of improper conduct through a diving club he is associated with in Arcadia, IN. Immediately upon receiving this information, Washington Township placed him on administrative leave from his assistant diving coaching position at North Central High School. Upon learning of his recent arrest and charges against him, the district has terminated his employment with Washington Township. We do not have any reports or information that any students in Washington Township are involved in this alleged misconduct.”