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March 20, 2013

‘I am out of the office attending the Safe to Compete conference hosted by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’

The headline above is the auto-response today from the email account of Susan Woessner, USA Swimming’s safe sport director. Here’s a passage from the article in […]
March 19, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Murray Stephens, Disgraced Founder of Michael Phelps’ North Baltimore Aquatic Club, Supervising Son’s Workouts at Private School Pool

by Irvin Muchnick   Concussion Inc. has learned that Murray Stephens, founder and deposed CEO of Michael Phelps’ North Baltimore Aquatic Club — who still collects […]
March 19, 2013

Utah Willing to Talk General Policy on Abusive Ex-Employees — But Not ASU, Scene of the Greg Winslow Crime

Earlier today we featured a dialogue with the University of Utah’s spokesperson on the thorny subject of general policies in disclosing information about former employees. But […]
March 19, 2013

Why Institutions Are Unapologetic About Passing Around Pedophiles: ‘Employees Also Have Privacy Rights’

We saw it with priests in the Catholic Church, and we’re seeing it with coaches in USA Swimming and collegiate swim programs: When it comes to […]
March 18, 2013

Air Force Academy/Colorado Springs Falfins, Former Greg Winslow Employer: ASU and Utah Did Not Contact Us — Learned About It ‘Through Your Blog’

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Mike Stromberg, CEO and head coach of the Falfins USA Swimming club in Colorado Springs, emailed us: Are you […]
March 18, 2013

Air Force Academy, Former Greg Winslow Employer: ASU and Utah Did Not Contact Us And We Have Told Our Swimmers and Families Nothing

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce After his first head coaching job with Valley Dolphins Swim Team, in the 1990s, Greg Winslow became an assistant swim […]
March 18, 2013

More Details on ASU Police Moves in Greg Winslow Sex Abuse Investigation

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   The Arizona State University police canceled a planned trip to the University of Utah in December and subsequently interviewed […]
March 18, 2013

Greg Winslow’s First Swim Club, in Colorado Springs, Knows Nothing About the Sex Abuse Charges Against Him and Has Told Its Members Nothing

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   The president of the first youth swim team coached by Greg Winslow knew nothing about the recent widely publicized […]
March 18, 2013

ASU and Utah’s Failure to Communicate About Abusive Swim Coach Greg Winslow at End of Long Trail of Swimming’s Negligent Disregard of Athlete Safety

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce A central question in the scandals of swim coach Greg Winslow, at the Sun Devil Aquatics club on the Arizona […]