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Former volleyball coach faces up to 105 years in prison

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The pictures in this video were taken by a proud father. Now, that same father looks at the coach in these photos, with disgust.

'It's a feeling of hopelessness and a sense of frustration," volleyball parent, Trey Gregory says. "Should I have seen it? Should I have recognized it?"

Questions, parent Trey Gregory, now asks himself. His daughter wasn't a victim of Dewayne Barger's illegal videotaping of girls under 18, but Barger was her volleyball coach for several seasons.

Bethal Baptist Church is one of the places Barger used a small hidden camera inside of a pen to videotape girls changing into their volleyball uniforms. The girls on the tape range from 13 to 17-years-old.

Barger claims the filming began by him wanting to record his finance and then some of her friends. He says it was a mistake to tape the underage girls.

"It's a violation," Gregory says. "These are children we are talking about."

Children with parents like Gregory who say there is no tolerance for people like Barger. 


A former Salem volleyball youth coach was found guilty on 21 counts of videotaping girls without their consent.

Dewayne Barger, 38, faces up to 105 years in prison with 13 counts of unlawful photography of children under the age of 17, and eight counts of attempting to photograph children under the age of 18.

Barger's sentencing will be December 19.

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