HENRY COUNTY, Mo. – During a formal arraignment Thursday in Henry County, a former softball coach entered a not guilty plea to molesting some of his players.

Christopher Hidy

After the plea, the court scheduled a criminal setting next week for Christopher A. Hidy, 43, of Windsor. Hidy is charged with four counts of statutory sodomy or attempted sodomy with a victim under the age of 15, two counts of child molestation in the third degree and attempted tampering with a victim in a felony prosecution. Charges were filed after three members of Hidy’s team alleged inappropriate touching in July of 2018.

The next hearing will take place on Tuesday, February 19th.