Archive for May, 2015

Michael Crowe, Defrocked American Team Speedskating Coach, Now Has the Same Job in Canada

Published May 7th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Last month we told you the full story that former speedskater and current activist Eva Rodansky — a bystander sexual misconduct victim — gave Congressional investigators two years ago. See One of the chief villains of the story, Michael Crowe, was ditched as American Olympic head coach after redundant and […]

U.S. Government Asserts Blanket Privacy Redactions of Rapist Irish National Swim Team Coach George Gibney’s Immigration Files — FOIA Appeal Is Likely

Published May 5th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Concussion Inc. today received the response of the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to our February request, under the Freedom of Information Act, for copies of the visa and green card records of George Gibney. The response is a blanket rejection of the request under various privacy […]

Flashback: Is USA Swimming Sexual Abuse a ‘Sports Welfare’ Issue?

Published May 4th, 2015, Uncategorized

With our coverage of the ouster of USA Swimming insider Brandon Drawz as executive director of SwimMAC in North Carolina, one of the nation’s largest clubs, we revive discussion of how the all-in business practices of this youth sport interact with its culture of abuse. On January 7, 2014, I wrote an article for Moms […]

‘Brandon Drawz Out as Executive Director of SwimMAC’

Published May 2nd, 2015, Uncategorized

SwimSwam rushed over as soon as they heard the news.   PREVIOUSLY: Sources: Shady USA Swimming Board Figure Brandon Drawz Fired at Prominent North Carolina Program Published April 20th, 2015 Rowdy Gaines, ‘Swimming’s Greatest Ambassador,’ Needs to Explain His and USA Swimming’s Association With the Criminal, Fly-by-Night ‘National Swimming Center Corporation’ Published April 21st, […]