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June 2, 2013

David Berkoff: Just Another USA Swimming Leader Who Accepts All the Responsibility and None of the Blame

The only reason the ongoing youth swim coach sex abuse outrage is partly about the leadership role of David Berkoff is that Berkoff himself so promoted […]
June 2, 2013

Complete Links to Concussion Inc.’s Coverage of USA Swimming Vice President David Berkoff

‘Olympic Gold Medalist Denounced USA Swimming Child Sex Abuse – But Now Serves on its Board of Directors’ (full text) Published April 20th, 2012 ***** End-of-Week […]
June 2, 2013

South Dakota Newspaper Visits the Background-Check-Free Swim Coaching Career of Rapist Judge Chuck Baechler

Last November we reported exclusively on the disbarred Washington State judge, Charles Baechler, who, after pleading out a sexual-assault charge from his time on the bench, […]
June 2, 2013

Concussion Inc. Flashback: USA Swimming’s Crack Background Check System Springs a Tiny Leak — San Diego Con Man Coach James Pantera

EXCLUSIVE: Mysterious, Criminal New San Diego Youth Club Swim Coach Slips Past USA Swimming’s ‘Background Check’ Published February 23rd, 2013 ***** Read It Now — 103-Page […]
June 2, 2013

Remembering USA Swimming Background Check Guru Barry Nadell — He of the Side Business ‘Hooking Up With Tawnie Lynn’

USA Swimming’s Consultant on Coach Background Checks Registered Website and Business Names ‘Hooking Up With Tawnie Lynn’ — Explains ‘It’s Personal’ Published April 6th, 2013 ***** […]
June 3, 2013

USA Swimming Vice President David Berkoff Claims He Didn’t Know Rapist Coach Rick Curl Was Back From Australia

Hall of Fame swimmer and USA Swimming vice president David Berkoff — whose 2010 email is the smoking gun establishing widespread knowledge of prominent coach Rick […]
June 3, 2013

Senate’s 20 Women Flex Muscle on Sex Assaults in Military — Is USA Swimming’s Failure to Protect Kid Athletes From Abusive Coaches Next?

The headline above speaks for itself in light of this story in today’s New York Times: “Women in the Senate Confront the Military on Sex Assaults” http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/03/us/women-in-the-senate-gain-strength-in-rising-numbers.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
June 3, 2013

The Damage Done: The OTHER ‘Other Woman’ Talks About Rapist Coach Rick Curl and the University of Maryland’s Wider Circle of Harm

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Previously we’ve quoted the line of the Omar Sharif character to the Rod Steiger character in the movie Dr. […]
June 3, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: University of Utah Under Investigation by Department of Education For Its Handling of Complaints About Swim Coach Greg Winslow’s Abuse

Concussion Inc. has learned that the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights last month formally opened an investigation of the scandal surrounding the abuse […]