Archive for February, 2014

Who’s Protecting Abusive USA Swimming Coach Alex Pussieldi? Take Your Pick

Published February 24th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   In our last post on “the great Alex Pussieldi” – as SwimSwam.com called him last year when he announced his “retirement” – we told the story of Pussieldi’s colleague at Fort Lauderdale’s Pine Crest School, a confessed child pornographer and molester. We’re awaiting comment from Dana Markham, Pine Crest’s president, or Jeff […]

Abusive Coach Dustin Perry’s Name Pulled From Carson Tigersharks Website

Published February 23rd, 2014, Uncategorized

This confirms what we reported earlier today: Perry is either suspended or dismissed, and he has been banned from Carson City municipal aquatic complex.

Continuing the Sick History of USA Swimming’s Decade-Long Alex Pussieldi Cover-Up in South Florida — Meet His Compadre Roberto Caragol

Published February 23rd, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Last night we reported that several days ago USA Swimming began a “review” of its 2005 file on Alex Pussieldi, the latest public entry in its rogues’ gallery of abusive coaches. Readers are advised not to believe CEO Chuck Wielgus and the other Colorado Springs apparatchiks when they […]

BULLETIN: Recidivist Abuser Dustin Perry Is Out at Carson City Tigersharks — New Local Info Is From ‘Background Check,’ Not From USA Swimming

Published February 23rd, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   A Carson City, Nevada, community source told Concussion Inc. that coach Dustin Perry has been barred from the city-owned aquatic facility there and is no longer coaching the Tigersharks club. Perry, however, is still listed as the head coach at http://tigersharks.org. Our source said this move was prompted […]