Kristie Sheils, University Of Calgary Basketball Coach, Charged With Sexual Exploitation

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Kristie Sheils was an assistant basketball coach with the University of Calgary's junior dinos program. | University Of Calgary

CALGARY — RCMP have charged a 25-year-old assistant basketball coach with the University of Calgary's Junior Dinos with sexual exploitation.

Authorities say Kristie Sheils of Calgary is facing one count of sexual exploitation of a young person.

Sheils appeared in court this week and was released on a recognizance order to abide by certain release conditions.

She is not allowed to have contact with the complainant or have any contact with children under the age of 18 unless there is adult supervision.

Sheils is also not allowed to work or volunteer in any situation that would put her in a position of trust or authority to children under the age of 18.

According to the University of Calgary website, Sheils played as a guard for the Dinos women's basketball team as recently as the 2015-16 season.


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