University of Florida’s Alex Lebed Swam ‘Unaffiliated’ in 2014 National Meet After Getting Thrown Out of Germantown Academy — So Much For His Suspension by USA Swimming

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Complete headline links to our series on the abuse scandals at Dick Shoulberg’s Germantown Academy swimming program are at https://concussioninc.net/?p=10736.

by Irvin Muchnick

We already know that Alex Lebed, the University of Florida freshman swimmer who is about to represent the Gators in the upcoming National Collegiate Athletic Association championships, is the “A.L.” in the civil lawsuit against the Germantown Academy, near Philadelphia, by fellow ex-Dick Shoulberg swimmer “John Doe.” And that after Germantown finally threw out Lebed, USA Swimming suspended him.

The term of the suspension was tricky, however, and further points to how our Olympic governing body enables the bad behavior of certain individuals while shoving safety principles way down the list of priorities.

Meet records show that Lebed swam “unaffiliated” in the March 2014 National Swimming Club Association (NSCA) junior short-course championships in Orlando.

So when was his “90-day suspension” from USA Swimming? Most likely April-May-June 2014.

It’s useless asking the so-called Safe Sport department at Colorado Springs headquarters; the people there are already documented as doctoring the record of the suspension of dirty old man California coach Bill Jewell, and they’ve been shown time and again to enable the well-connected. They also don’t respond to Concussion Inc.’s inquiries, presumably because, unlike those of major media outlets, ours contain substance instead of puffery.

Seven months after his NSCA appearance — and after attaining the legally adult age of 18 — Lebed was arrested again in Pennsylvania for disorderly conduct.

Next week, Lebed swims the 400 individual medley for Florida in the NCAA’s.

The week after that, his lawyer will be asking the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas to expunge his 2014 arrest record.

 

PREVIOUSLY:

 

 

Exclusive: University of Florida Coach Gregg Troy Was Investigated For a 2013 Complaint to the Athletic Department by a Female Swimmer

Published March 9th, 2016

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See It Now — Germantown Academy Lawsuit Complaint With Allegations of Horrid Abuse at Swim Legend Dick Shoulberg’s Program

Published February 13th, 2016

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Named Assailant in Germantown Academy Swim Abuse Lawsuit Is Part of Coach Dick Shoulberg’s Historical Pipeline to Gregg Troy at the University of Florida

Published February 24th, 2016

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University of Florida Responds to Concussion Inc.’s Report on Former Germantown (Dick Shoulberg), Now Gators (Gregg Troy) Swimmer

Published February 25th, 2016

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‘A.L.,’ the Abusive Swimmer at Dick Shoulberg’s Germantown Academy Program, Seeks Expungement of His Criminal Record

Published February 26th, 2016

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More Info on Adult Arrest of ‘A.L’ — Dick Shoulberg’s Germantown Academy Swimmer Who Had Been Accused of Athlete-on-Athlete Abuse

Published March 8th, 2016

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University of Florida, Like Yale, Remains Mum on Championship Athlete With Hovering Misconduct Allegations

Published March 11th, 2016

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