Archive for February, 2013

Go on Twitter, Demand San Diego School District Give a Straight Answer on the Hire of Con Man Swim Coach James Pantera — And Fire Him

Published February 26th, 2013, Uncategorized

San Diego Unified School District is @sdschools Also spread the story to these news outlets: San Diego City & Press — @SanDiegoCP Voice of San Diego — @voiceofsandiego KPBS News — @KPBSnews SDGLN.com — @sdgln NBC 7 San Diego — @nbcsandiego San Diego News — @sandiegonewz

Dear San Diego Board of Education: Correct the School District’s Inaccurate Account of the Hire of Con Man Swim Coach James Pantera

Published February 26th, 2013, Uncategorized

Following is the text of an email sent to the members of the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education: Scott Barnett, Richard Barrera, Kevin Beiser, John Lee Evans, Marne Foster.   James Pantera, the swim coach at Serra High School, is a federal felon and a con man. See “EXCLUSIVE: Mysterious, Criminal New […]

San Diego School District Lied — Serra High School Website Still Lists Con Man James Pantera As Swim Coach

Published February 26th, 2013, Uncategorized

According to a San Diego Unified School District spokesman, con man James Pantera is not the head swimming coach at Serra High School. He merely was projected to be the assistant coach after “his application [is] reviewed for eligibility for employment with our district.” Bullfeathers. The Serra athletics website lists Pantera as the one and […]

Con Man James Pantera: Current Head Swim Coach / Applicant to Be Assistant Swim Coach at San Diego’s Sierra High

Published February 26th, 2013, Uncategorized

This morning’s statement by the San Diego Unified School District conflicts with the representation made by federal felon and long-time con man James Pantera on his website. Pantera is a member in good standing of USA Swimming, thanks to a background check system that doesn’t require references for a new coach-owned team — and thanks […]

Statement From San Diego Unified School District on Con Man Swim Coach James Pantera

Published February 26th, 2013, Uncategorized

“James Pantera has applied to be an assistant swim coach with Serra High School. His application is pending, as we await results of background checks and a tuberculosis test required under the California Education Code. When those results are back, his application will be reviewed for eligibility for employment with our district.” Jack Brandais Communications […]