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USA Swimming Sex Abuse

The Vieth Report: Did It Hit the Mark or Miss All Together?

Katherine Starr | Posted 03.30.2014 | Sports
Katherine Starr

USA Swimming must listen, learn and change to respond to the athletes' rather than coaches' needs.

When Did the System Fail Kelley Davies Currin and the Rest of Us?

Katherine Starr | Posted 07.24.2013 | Sports
Katherine Starr

Rick has been a free man and participating in life like the rest of us for the past 30 years without any consequence for his actions of sexually abusing this minor swimmer at the time in question. Why didn't something happen sooner?

The Term 'Improper Relationship' Will Not Change the Culture Needed for Coach/Athlete Sexual Abuse

Katherine Starr | Posted 11.25.2012 | Sports
Katherine Starr

When one is talking about a 12-year-old girl and uses the term "improper relationship" to describe what transpired between a coach and athlete that term cannot come close to magnitude of the damage and wreckage created by sexual abuse between a minor child and coach.

COVERUP? Sex Abuse Critic BANNED By USA Swimming

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — A critic of USA Swimming's response to a sexual abuse scandal was banned from coaching for two years by the sport's national gove...

USA Swimming Sued Over Alleged Teenage Sex Abuse

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The governing body of U.S. competitive swimming faces another lawsuit claiming it did not protect a young swimmer from being ...

Missouri Swimming Lawsuit Claims Sex Abuse Against Teenager

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Attorneys filed a lawsuit Monday against the governing body of U.S. competitive swimming and a suburban swim coach whom they ...