Archive for March, 2013

San Diego Swim Coach Con Man James Pantera, Volume 2

Published March 2nd, 2013, Uncategorized

While I ridicule James Pantera, or whatever his name is this week, from the safety of Northern California, it is easy to forget that the San Diego swimming community is still living with him. Pantera is out at Serra High School, but pending some kind of USA Swimming review of his club credentials — and […]

Yahoo Sports’ Eric Adelson Details Sex Abuse Victim’s ‘Confrontation’ Phone Call to Greg Winslow

Published March 1st, 2013, Uncategorized  

Back to San Diego: Don’t Believe a Word of the Nonsense from Con Man James Pantera About Whistleblower Mike Saltzstein’s ‘Bullying’ and ‘Retaliation’

Published March 1st, 2013, Uncategorized

Convicted federal felon and con man James Pantera soon will be toast, if he isn’t already. The San Diego Unified School District’s Serra High School, while not admitting that it hired Pantera as its head swimming coach in the first place, at least walked back its initial statement and thereby restored a smidgen of sanity […]

The Morning After: What Happens Next in the Story of Deposed Utah Coach Greg Winslow and the Generation-Old and Unraveling USA Swimming Sex Abuse Scandals

Published March 1st, 2013, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   William Pitts of NBC12 News in Phoenix did a superb report last night that included interviews with Tim Joyce and myself. In 2 minutes and 52 seconds, Pitts packed and interpreted all the angles of the Greg Winslow story, local and national, better than any print report I’ve seen so far. […]

Arizona State Clears Its Throat: ‘Victim Not a Student at the University’

Published March 1st, 2013, Uncategorized

Arizona State University spokesperson Teri Shafer just issued the following statement to our Tim Joyce: “The Arizona State University Police Department conducted a thorough investigation of Greg Winslow on two alleged counts of sexual abuse of a minor that occurred from mid-2006 to mid-2007. Winslow, current University of Utah swimming coach and former ASU assistant […]