“Pretty much everyone can agree on one thing: Tim Hinchey inherited a mess, from his predecessor Chuck Wielgus. The hubris of USA Swimming’s former director meant that nearly all the problems the governing body needed to deal with in regards to abuse, sexual and otherwise, among its ranks, were papered over.
Since starting, Hinchey has maintained a low profile, even though that low profile has been challenged a couple times. He had to step up and get rid of Susan Woessner and Pat Hogan after he was directly confronted with their less than admirable actions.
A week from today, May 1st, Hinchey will come face to face with a survivor of sexual abuse, Sarah Ehekircher. The meeting came about because Ehekircher asked Hinchey for it….”