EAST ISLIP, NY (WCBS 880) – In a lawsuit, Rachel Primm, who is now 21-years-old, claims she began having sex with her East Islip, Long Island high school basketball coach during her senior year.

LISTEN: WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reports

At that time, Rachel was 18-years-old.

Now, that coach, Matt Johnstone has resigned from his position at the school and surrendered his teaching certificate. That means he has waived his right to ever teach again in New York state.

Primm is looking for $40 million, claiming she suffered severe and serious mental anguish.

Calls to Johnstone’s attorney were not returned and the school district’s spokesperson says they cannot comment on personnel issues.

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