Update on Sarah Ehekircher Case at U.S. Center for SafeSport

Published August 8th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Kathleen Smith, the U.S. Center for SafeSport investigator of Sarah Ehekircher’s complaint of grooming and abuse by her teen swim coach Scott MacFarland — and of USA Swimming’s corrupt processing of the complaint at the beginning of the “safe sport” era in 2010 — has emerged from a two-month-plus disappearing act […]

Heat Is on USA Swimming’s Alpha Bad Guy Coach Mark Schubert — Whose Story Has Key Connections to Sarah Ehekircher Abuser Scott MacFarland. Here’s a Nugget the Mainstream Coverage of Schubert Is Omitting.

Published July 8th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Six years after U.S. Olympic swimming head coach Mark Schubert got forced out of that job in a six-figure settlement with USA Swimming, the Orange County Register is doing the full-tilt boogie on Schubert’s decades of enabling sexual abuse in his programs and on his specific role in the decades-long cover-up […]

USA Swimming Met A Second Time With Sarah Ehekircher, But Has Fallen Silent on Banning Scott MacFarland or Releasing Records From the 2010 Investigation

Published July 6th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   (I have returned from foreign travel and Concussion Inc.’s coverage has resumed.) On June 25, Sarah Ehekircher had her second meeting with USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey regarding serial complaints of her abuse by her teen coach, Scott MacFarland, and the handling of her complaints by swimming and the U.S. Center […]

Sarah Ehekircher Update: SafeSport Center Falls Silent, But USA Swimming Chief Hinchey Sets Second Meeting and Gives Up 2010 Hearing Transcript; Congressional Probes Improve

Published June 14th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Is the U.S. Center for SafeSport “ghosting” Sarah Ehekircher? No one from there has communicated with her since our May 29, May 31, and June 3 reports on the disgraceful way — effectively, the sting operation — by which the agency lured her into a meeting to discuss her complaint against […]

Sleazy Emails From U.S. Center for SafeSport Expose Con of Sarah Ehekircher Before Meeting With Senior Investigator Kathleen Smith and Director of Legal Affairs Michael Henry

Published June 4th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The travesty that was the May 24 meeting to discuss Sarah Ehekircher’s U.S. Center for SafeSport complaint against swimming coach Scott MacFarland, who had groomed and abused her beginning when she was 17, couldn’t possibly have been as grossly misleading as it was cracked up to be in Concussion Inc.’s May […]