Daniel High School boys basketball coach Tony Christie has been arrested and charged with assault after a female student claimed he touched her inappropriately. He is charged with assault and nattery in the second degree.
According to the arrest warrant Christie allegedly touched the student’s buttocks and attempted to touch her chest before the female told him “No”. The incident occurred in October.
Christie is 33 years old and played at Clemson from 1995-99. He is in his first season running the Daniel basketball team. Daniel J.V. coach Billy Gibson is taking over the team while Christie is on administrative leave.