A former cross country coach has been charged with sexually assaulting one of his students. 45 year old Benjamin Hodgdon the second was arrested and charged with gross sexual assault. Authorities say the victim was 13 when the alleged assaults took place back in 1999.Hodgdon was a coach at Tremont Consolidated School at the time. The district attorneys office says he had sex with the girl 30 or 40 times. He was also her sixth grade teacher. Authorities says he also admitted to having sex with a girl who was in her senior year in high school, but he hasn’t been charged in that case.Hodgdon is free on bail and will appear in court on feburary 4th.