Photo: Paul Sancya (Associated Press)

Scott Vetere, a former standout male gymnast for University of Michigan Wolverines and a former U.S. national team member, was arrested on October 8 for engaging in an “obscene” act in public.

According to the Detroit Free Press, Vetere, 39, an assistant coach with the women’s gymnastics team, and an 18-year-old female gymnast on the team, were caught by police engaging in a sex act in a car in the parking lot of an Ann Arbor apartment complex. Both were arrested.

Aside from the criminal implications for both—indecent public exposure carries a maximum of a 90 day jail sentence and a $500 fine—the University of Michigan athletic department expressly forbids romantic or sexual relationships between athletes and coaches.

Per the Free Press:

“Mr. Vetere was immediately suspended the day we learned about the incident (Oct. 10),” U-M athletic department spokesman Kurt Svoboda told the Free Press in an email. “He resigned from his position Oct. 15 during the disciplinary review process.”

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Vetere was arraigned on October 19. The gymnast will be arraigned on November 5.