February

February 23, 2014

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

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 […]
February 22, 2014

USA SWIMMING OPENS INVESTIGATION OF ALEX PUSSIELDI IN RESPONSE TO CONCUSSION INC. REPORTS

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   USA Swimming this week opened an investigation of accused pedophile and secret and sex-videotaping coach Alex Pussieldi, a source […]
February 18, 2014

USA Swimming CEO Wielgus Personally Informed in 2006 of Sex Abuse Complaints Against Tennessee Coach Chris Johnson – Who Would Be Arrested in 2012 and Is Still Not Banned

by Tim Joyce and Irvin Muchnick   In 2006, USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus was told of an investigation of complaints of sexual misconduct against Chris […]
February 16, 2014

USA Swimming’s Alex Pussieldi and Dustin Perry Post-2010 Cover-Ups Expose ‘Safe Sport’ Program As a Fraud

by Irvin Muchnick   Holding our noses all the way, Tim Joyce and I have spent a couple of weeks exploring two never-drained eddies of the […]
February 14, 2014

USA Swimming Bans Greg Winslow; List Hits Triple Digits; Read Links to Concussion Inc.’s Year-Long Coverage

Greg Winslow today became banned coach No. 100 on the published USA Swimming list at http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewMiscArticle.aspx?TabId=1963&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en&mid=10011&ItemId=5107. Winslow was the University of Utah coach who was pulled from […]
February 14, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: 2004-05 USA Swimming Investigation Also Opened Window on Coach Alex Pussieldi’s Videos of His Sex With Underage Boys, Sources Say

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Concussion Inc. this week published a heavily redacted 2005 USA Swimming report excerpt revealing that a swimmer alleged that […]
February 13, 2014

Sources: Embattled USA Swimming Coach Alex Pussieldi Hasn’t Really Retired — He’s Just Reorganizing His Brazil-to-Florida Swimmer Pipeline

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Alex Pussieldi, who Concussion Inc. has revealed continued to coach club and high school swimming for nine years after […]
February 12, 2014

Alex Pussieldi’s USA Swimming File: “Swimmer scared of [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] said no one would believe him”

http://muchnick.net/pussieldi.pdf     [REDACTED] was asked what [REDACTED] told him he would do in response to this information. [REDACTED] reported that [REDACTED] told him that he […]
February 12, 2014

Hall of Fame Swim Coach Jack Nelson — Accused Molester of Diana Nyad — Covered Up for Protégé Alex Pussieldi’s Secret Videotaping of Boys Before Retiring Himself in 2004

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   In our introduction to the series on Florida club and high school swim coach Alex Pussieldi’s importing of Brazilian […]