NWGA Scanner | November 30th, 2021

Cheerleading coach in Catoosa County arrested and charged with child molestation

Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk has announced the arrest of cheerleading coach James Everett Sisson, on charges of child molestation and criminal attempt. Sheriff Sisk said investigators acting on a tip found evidence alleging the 49-year-old Sisson had inappropriate contact with an underage female while working as a cheerleading coach withCulprit Athletics. Sisson is known to work with young students to coach them with cheerleading and tumbling exercise skills. “We encourage anyone with information that could help our investigation to contact Detective Clay Thompson at (706) 935-2424, extension 1020,” Sheriff Sisk said. “Mr. Sisson is known to have worked at Culprit Athletics and Hot Shots, previously known as Crush. He is not an employee of Catoosa County Public Schools.” Sisson remains in the Catoosa County Jail pending a preliminary hearing.