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March 4, 2014

Search for Fort Lauderdale City Documents Widens Net of Accountability for Abusive USA Swimming Coach Alex Pussieldi

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Fort Lauderdale city officials tell us they are looking high and low for 2004 and 2007 documents relating to […]
March 4, 2014

USA Swimming Safe Sport Director Susan Woessner: ‘We Are Committed to Trying to Right That Wrong’ With Alex Pussieldi

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Below is an email sent on February 19 by Susan Woessner, USA Swimming’s director of safe sport. We have […]
March 5, 2014

See the Police Report on the Alex Pussieldi Incident in Plantation, Florida, in 2012

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   The police in Plantation, Florida, a Fort Lauderdale suburb, have fulfilled Concussion Inc.’s request for a copy of the […]
March 6, 2014

Pussieldi Complainants: 2012 Florida Police Report Is Not Accurate

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   The Florida parents who say they saw Alex Pussieldi inappropriately touching the backs, stomachs, and inner thighs of boy […]
March 6, 2014

Alex Pussieldi Abuse Story Exposes Lobbying Partners USA Swimming and Catholic Church As Cover-Up Partners, Too

by Irvin Muchnick   When it comes to protecting sex abusers, rather than the kids harmed by sex abusers, USA Swimming and the Catholic Church are […]
March 7, 2014

Archdiocese of Miami: ‘Mr. Pussieldi Didn’t Wish to Continue Coaching at the High School Level’

Obviously in response to our item yesterday, the Archdiocese of Miami broke more than two weeks of silence on questions about Alex Pussieldi. In 2004, after […]
March 7, 2014

Did Archdiocese of Miami Lie About Timing of Alex Pussieldi’s Departure From Fort Lauderdale’s St. Thomas Aquinas High School?

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   We were confused by Archdiocese of Miami media coordinator Juan Di Prado’s statement to us yesterday regarding Alex Pussieldi’s […]
March 8, 2014

Two Stages of Complaints About Swim Coach Alex Pussieldi Evident in Records Released by City of Fort Lauderdale

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   On Saturday morning, Fort Lauderdale assistant city attorney Cole Copertino emailed Concussion Inc. 16 pages of documents in response to our […]
March 10, 2014

Question About Circumstances of Departure of Coach at Dick Shoulberg’s Germantown Academy Is Turned Over to Her Lawyer

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Concussion Inc. last week received information about an incident in recent years at the famed Germantown Academy swimming program […]