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Mosman Swim Teacher – Sexual Abuse

Mosman Swim Teacher – Alleged Child Sex Abuse

In this case the Sydney swim instructor Kyle James Henk Daniels, twenty (20) years old, has now had an additional twenty-eight (28) charges of sexual abuse laid against him in court. This has been a result of sexual abuse allegations made by students at the Mosman Swim Centre located on Vista Street in the prestigious suburb of Mosman in Sydney.

The Mosman swim teacher who was a graduate of Knox Grammar School had initially been charged with the rape of an 8-year-old girl during lessons at the pool. Since then a further six (6) students have courageously stepped forward to report sexual assault.

It was reported that Manly Local Court heard on Wednesday last that a parent had previously made a complaint. The parents complaint was in relation to Mr Daniels’ alleged “inappropriate holds” of her child. Evidently this occurred in July last year but the instructor was allowed to continue to teach but under supervision.

Investigations into the initial set of charges against the swim instructor began when two girls complained to their parents. The parents subsequently notified the pool. At this point the school then suspended Mr Daniels and notified the police. Police will rely on other evidence in addition to the children’s testimony. Sex Crimes Squad head Detective Superintendent John Kerlatec is in charge of the investigation.


Our firm has been involved in many high profile cases including Knox Grammar and De La Salle College Revesby and are currently assisting many other victims of sexual abuse. We have personally counselled these victims and have thus heard their testimonies. As such, we are acutely aware of the all-encompassing suffering that the victims and their families are forced to endure. Our goal is also to raise awareness in the hope that future incidents can be warded off and/or reported. Our staff have personally witnessed the lives of so many clients shattered as a result of what they endured. In other words, we have seen first-hand the devastation that sexual assault leaves behind.

We also offer a free first consultation with an experienced lawyer under the strictest confidentiality and without any obligation to proceed.

If you would like legal counselling or advice, please call Ross Koffel on (02) 9283 5599 or email Ross at

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3 replies to Mosman Swim Teacher – Sexual Abuse

  1. This monster has destroyed the lives of these young innocent girls and is back at University of Sydney like nothing ever happened.

    I don’t care who his parents are, he should be in jail for the next 30 to 50 years.

    1. Interesting how this ”monster” has now been proving innocent of most charges and now the others will not be brought to trial. Interesting how the police changed what the children actually said as did the parents of the children. Of course you would know better Kym M as you were there, weren’t you. Oh sorry, you were not. You are just another vile keyboard billy.
      Sexual abuse is a very serious crime and not a bandwagon to Join cause Cardinal Pell, Knox grammar cases were ongoing.
      This kid has had 4 years of his life turned to hell for what? Some children recanted, some parents walked away from the charges and the two sisters who started the process were found to have made it all up. Their charges were found to be unproven.
      Facts matter Kym. The public information shows this was a diabolical miscarriage of justice. Perhaps you will apologise here, but I will not wait for that one.

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