Coleman Pickell is in a Pickle; Accused of Unlawful Sex with a Uni High Female Student

Coleman Pickell
Coleman Pickell
Irvine Police Department

Coleman Pickell is in a pickle.

The walk-on boys water polo coach at University High School was arrested this afternoon for allegedly having unlawful sex with a female student, according to Irvine Police Public Information Officer Kim Mohr.

Few details of the alleged tryst have been released.

Pickell, 23, was arrested off campus at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday and was later bound for Orange County Jail, Mohr said.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Irvine Police Det. Gavin Hudson at 949.724.7168 or

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