Former Iowa teacher sentenced for sexual exploitation of a minor

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KSFY) - The former Iowa teacher at Sioux Center Christian School accused of sexually assaulting kids has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison.

KCAU reports 36-year-old Curtis Van Dam pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of a child.

As coach of a boys' basketball team, Van Dam admitted in his plea agreement that he secretly recorded the boys showering and engaging in sexually explicit conduct from 2013 to 2017.

Van Dam still faces state charges of sexual misconduct.