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Former rock climbing coach, ex-AIS employee Stephen Mitchell charged with child sex crimes

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By Blake Foden
Updated February 21 2022 - 5:49am, first published February 20 2022 - 11:30pm
Stephen Mitchell, right, leaves court with lawyer Peter Woodhouse. Picture: Toby Vue

A former rock climbing coach and Australian Institute of Sport employee has been granted bail after he was charged with committing historical sex offences on girls in Canberra and overseas.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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