A judge found the 48-year-old deliberately created a culture that facilitated his offending at a swimming school between 1996 and 2009

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A swim coach who groomed and sexually abused 11 young students over more than a decade will have to spend 24 years in jail before he is eligible for parole.

Paul Douglas Frost was sentenced on Thursday after being found guilty of 43 offences over the abuse of children at a swimming school in Sydney’s southwest between 1996 and 2009.

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