Archive for March, 2014

Fort Lauderdale Police: We Were Not Involved in Child Porn and Minor Solicitation Bust of Pine Crest Swim Coach and Alex Pussieldi Colleague Roberto Caragol

Published March 31st, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   We learned several important new pieces of information today from Detective DeAnna Greenlaw of Fort Lauderdale police media relations: “Our agency did not participate in the case regarding Roberto Caragol,” Greenlaw said. Caragol, a fellow swimming coach with Alex Pussieldi at Pine Crest School, was arrested and convicted on charges of […]

Dear St. Thomas Aquinas Swim Coach Martin Grady: Please Clarify Your Defense of Alex Pussieldi

Published March 31st, 2014, Uncategorized

I apologize for misspelling Martin Grady’s name (“Brady”) in the original posting of this article.   by Irvin Muchnick   Martin Grady, who says he has been head boys’ swim coach at Fort Lauderdale’s St. Thomas Aquinas High School since 2005, is upset by our Alex Pussieldi coverage. This morning Grady emailed us, in part: […]

For Plantation Coach and Ex-Alex Pussieldi Colleague at St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Mum’s the Word

Published March 28th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   We’ve reported that Plantation Piranhas club coach Jimmy Parmenter helped a Florida parent and volunteer assistant coach, J.P. Cote, retrieve a pool of names from a swim meet database for the use of the Plantation police in the investigation of Cote’s complaint that Alex Pussieldi had inappropriately touched one of his […]

Alex Pussieldi Social Media Activity Fuels Speculation of a Sighting in Florida – At the Same Time His Swimming Suspension Was Taking Effect

Published March 27th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Brazilian-American swimming coach Alex Pussieldi, who is either retired or suspended or both, is a dynamo on social media, mostly in Portuguese but also in English; some days he posts dozens of messages. His activity a few days ago on Twitter and Instagram has some swimming insiders thinking Pussieldi was back […]

While Fort Lauderdale Maintains Alex Pussieldi Public Records Redactions, Let’s Review What Is Known About Sex Videotaping Allegations Against Him

Published March 27th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Last night we published the most important of the documents we’ve received in response to public records requests from the city of Fort Lauderdale. Concussion Inc. is studying a possible legal appeal of the heavy redactions on those three pages. This is an opportunity to review for readers […]