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August 13, 2012

Dear Swim Coaches Association Board: Who Will Stand Up to the Widespread Child Sex Abuse in Your Sport?

TO: Matthew Kredich <mkredich@utk.edu>, Mark Hesse <mhesse61@gmail.com>, David Marsh <dmarsh@swimmaccarolina.org>, Tim Murphy <tdmurphy@fas.harvard.edu>, Eddie Reese <eddie.reese@athletics.utexas.edu>, Steve Morsilli <smorsilli@aol.com>, Mark Schubert <MSchu47573@aol.com >, Jennifer Gibson <jenngibson60@gmail.com>, […]
August 14, 2012

Muchnick Exchange With Ira Klein of Swim Coaches Association Board

In response to yesterday’s post (“Dear Swim Coaches Association Board: Who Will Stand Up to the Widespread Sex Abuse in Your Sport?”), I received an email […]
August 14, 2012

How American Swimming Coaches Association – Which ‘Does Not Deal Directly With Children’ – Helps Keep Pervert Coach Mitch Ivey Gainfully Employed

According to executive director John Leonard, the American Swimming Coaches Association is not “an organization that deals directly with children, nor is that part of our […]
August 15, 2012

Hall of Fame Swimmer and USA Swimming Vice President David Berkoff: No Comment on Whether He Was ID’ing Rapist Coach Rick Curl in 2010 Email

Yesterday I emailed and faxed David Berkoff at his law office in Missoula, Montana, querying whether he referred to Rick Curl when Berkoff wrote, in a […]
August 15, 2012

Dear Tim Murphy, Ulen-Brooks Endowed Coach for Harvard Men’s Swimming and Diving: What Do Your Benefactor and Employer Say About the Sport’s Sex Abuse Scandal?

So far the only precinct heard from on the board of the American Swimming Coaches Association has been the semi-coherent, semi-literate hack Ira Klein. I’m especially […]
August 16, 2012

Why Is Harvard’s Coach a Muck-a-Muck With the American Swimming Coaches Association?

I’m exploring why the board of directors of John Leonard’s American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) – in my view, a major bad guy in the sport’s […]
August 17, 2012

Accused Sex Offender Noah Rucker – From Confirmed Rapist Rick Curl’s Club – Not in New Edition of USA Swimming’s Banned Coaches List

USA Swimming’s list of coaches who are permanently banned for sexual misconduct today got its first update since June 4. See http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewMiscArticle.aspx?TabId=1963&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en&mid=10011&ItemId=5107. This tip-of-the-iceberg list is […]
August 18, 2012

Weekend Reading: Links to ConcussionInc.net’s Coverage of USA Swimming Sex Abuse

‘Whatever Happened to the USA Swimming Youth Coach Sex Abuse Scandal?’ (full text) Published March 30th, 2012 ***** P.S. on ‘Whatever Happened to the USA Swimming […]
August 20, 2012

Eddie Reese, Mark Schubert, the Late Richard Quick – Three Examples of Top-Level Swimming Coaches Who Had to Know a Great Deal About Rick Curl’s Long-Term Sexual Abuse of Kelley Davies

“Denying knowledge of [REDACTED] and others banging their swimmers! It’s a flat out lie. They knew about it because we (coaches and athletes) were all talking […]