TOPEKA, Kan. – A former coach and teacher at Seaman High School near Topeka, Kansas pleaded guilty Thursday to producing child porn.

Jeff Pierce, 41, was arrested in September 2020 for soliciting sexually explicit images from teenage boys on social media. One of the victims was his student, according to court records.

Pierce faces between 15 and 30 years in prison when a federal judge sentences him on April 27.

Pierce, had his first court appearance in September of 2020 after being charged with sexual exploitation of minors. Pierce plead not guilty to charges at that hearing.