Looking For Survivors of Daniel Gersh Who Was a Camp Counselor at Na-Sho-Pah - Bloomingburg, New York and in London
Case of Daniel Gersh - Football Coach, Summer Camp Counselor
Director of the Southside Juniors' Football Club - Ilford, Essex, England
Summer Camp Counselor, Camp Na-Sho-Pah - Bloomingburg, New York
Football Coach, Jewish Community Centre Sinclair House - Redbridge, Essex
If you know or have any concerns regarding the activities of Gersh and feel it may be relevant or find it helpful to talk to someone, the police and social services have set up dedicated telephone lines for people to ring." The numbers are 020 8217 6415 for the police, and 020 8708 3014/3565 for Redbridge social services.
If you are a Jewish survivor of Daniel Gersh you can also call The Awareness Center, Inc. at 443-857-5560.
Arrested after admitting to 60 counts of assault and related charges, including molesting nine boys, aged seven to 11, and filming several of them. Daniel Gersh stated in court: "My life is over. I have been trying to hide this since I was 13 years old."
Many of the vulnerable youngsters were deceived into believing the assaults would help them become football stars, thus enabling Gersh to go undetected for some time.
Gersh is a former FA-registered coach, was checked and cleared by police when he volunteered to take part in football nights at Jewish community centre Sinclair House in Redbridge, Essex, in 1995. He also coached at Jewish summer camp Na-Sho-Pah in New York 15 years ago.Gersh was arrested in October 2006 when a mother contacted police after her nine-year-old son spoke out. Officers from the Child Abuse Investigation Team studied the material seized from his home and went on to identify a further eight victims.