A trial is set for a former Seabury Hall varsity girls basketball coach accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl.
Jonathan Furtado appeared at his arraignment Wednesday before Second Circuit Court Judge Peter Cahill in Maui on 17 charges of first-degree sexual assault and one count of second-degree sexual assault involving a girl who was at least 14 years old but younger than 16 at the time.
The Maui News reported Furtado, 37, pleaded not guilty to all of the charges.
His attorney, Michael Green, declined to comment.
Furtado’s trial is set for June. He remains free after posting $1 million bail bond and now resides on Oahu.
A Maui grand jury returned an indictment against Furtado earlier this month, charging him with multiple counts of sexual assault.
According to court documents, nearly all of the alleged assaults occurred from August 2009 to December 2010 and one alleged assault occurred in December 2014.
Furtado served as a varsity girls basketball coach at Seabury Hall from 2015 until February 2018 when he was terminated from his position, according to Headmaster Paul Wenninger.
The victim attended Seabury Hall but left in 2011. She was not a student at the private coed preparatory school when Furtado was employed there as a basketball coach.
Wenninger declined to comment on the sex assault case.