February

February 28, 2018

Court Directs University of California to Justify Withholding an Index of Documents in Concussion Inc.’s Public Records Act Case Involving Football Player Ted Agu’s Death

by Irvin Muchnick   The University of California Board of Regents yesterday told a Superior Court judge that it was unable to file a log of […]
February 28, 2018

American Swimming Coaches Association President Doesn’t Deny Possibility of ASCA Involvement in the Coaching Offer to George Gibney That Coincided With His Successful 1992 U.S. Visa Application

by Irvin Muchnick   The president of the board of directors of the American Swimming Coaches Association, Don Heidary, yesterday told this reporter he had never […]
February 27, 2018

See It Now (see it again) — USA Swimming Investigator’s Report of His 2004 Interview With the Victim Complaining of Brazilian Coach Alex Pussieldi’s Physical Assault and Hidden-Camera Peeping

PREVIOUSLY: USA Swimming’s Resigned and Disgraced ‘Safe Sport’ Director Susan Woessner Promised to ‘Right That Wrong’ on the Failure to Ban Brazilian Human Trafficker and Peeping […]
February 26, 2018

USA Swimming’s Resigned and Disgraced ‘Safe Sport’ Director Susan Woessner Promised to ‘Right That Wrong’ on the Failure to Ban Brazilian Human Trafficker and Peeping Tom Coach Alex Pussieldi 10 Years Earlier — Then Did Nothing

“I understand your frustration and I can only offer frustration myself when I review the file and wonder why more was not done then.  I can […]
February 25, 2018

USA Swimming’s ‘Safe Sport’ Program Is a Fraud. For Proof, Read Now-Deposed Founding Director Susan Woessner’s Sworn Court Testimony.

by Irvin Muchnick   It’s only natural to get caught up in the salacious background of Susan Woessner’s resignation three days ago from the staff of […]
February 23, 2018

There’s Work to Be Done by the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Investigating USA Swimming Abuse and Cover-Up — And the Committee Says It’s On It

by Irvin Muchnick   We have this much clarity regarding the state of things at USA Swimming: it’s wild. Yesterday both Safe Sport director Susan Woessner and […]
February 22, 2018

Pat Hogan, USA Swimming’s Club Development Director, Resigns Along with Safe Sport Director Woessner — Most Infamous For Helping a Secretly Banned Olympic Coach Get a New Job at the Nearby Country Club Aquatics Center

by Irvin Muchnick   Thursday was, as they say, a good day’s work. First, USA Swimming’s director of Safe Sport, Susan Woessner, resigned while admitting that […]
February 22, 2018

Susan Woessner Resigns as USA Swimming’s Safe Sport Director After Being Called Out For Her Relationship With Sean Hutchison — A Coach She Then Investigated

by Irvin Muchnick   Susan Woessner, the founding director of USA Swimming’s Safe Sport department, resigned today after her boss — the organization’s CEO, Tim Hinchey […]
February 22, 2018

Remembering and Honoring Sarah Burt Means Forcing Congressional Action Above and Beyond the Safe Sport Act of 2018

by Irvin Muchnick   Earlier today we posted an item about the excellent Chris DeSantis open letter to USA Swimming, and accompanying petition. After linking to […]