Sarah Ehekircher at ‘Olympians Rising’: ‘Is the media keeping USA Swimming’s dirty little secret on sexual abuse?

Published October 25th, 2018, Uncategorized

As we reported in advance, Sarah Ehekircher and attorney Jonathan Little did meet Wednesday with top USA Swimming officials (though CEO Tim Hinchey, who seems to have swerved them on his schedule at the last minute, was not among them). Concussion Inc. will have more shortly on what came out of the meeting. In the […]

USA Swimming Chief Tim Hinchey Bails on Tomorrow’s Scheduled Meeting With Grooming-Abuse Victim Sarah Ehekircher and Attorney Jonathan Little

Published October 23rd, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Two days before his long-scheduled third meeting with Sarah Ehekircher, the head of USA Swimming informed her that he would be unavailable because he is traveling. Ehekircher — whose story of her grooming and abuse in the 1980s by her Colorado club coach, Scott MacFarland, has been documented by Concussion Inc. […]

U.S. Center for SafeSport Claims It Is Near a Decision in Sarah Ehekircher’s Complaint Against Groomer-Abuser Coach Scott MacFarland — And Against USA Swimming’s Biased and Inadequate 2010 Investigation

Published October 14th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Since last we reported on the the Alphonse-and-Gaston act that is the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s investigation — or re-investigation — of USA Swimming teenager Sarah Ehekircher’s grooming and abuse by her coach Scott MacFarland in the 1980s, there has been movement of sorts. Indeed, there may be a ruling on […]

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 […]