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Posts Tagged ‘Sexual Misconduct’

USOC commits $10 million to create new agency to investigate and resolve allegations of sexual abuse

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

The USOC voted to create a new agency to investigate and resolve issues of sexual abuse among its governing bodies, including USA Swimming.

Head of Maryland swim club arrested on child sex abuse charges

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Christopher Thomas Huott, 53, “engaged in sex acts” with a girl he was coaching, police say.

Michael Pliuskaitis removed from USA Swimming’s banned coaches list

Monday, March 31st, 2014

USA Swimming says it will abide by American Arbitration Association’s ruling regarding Michael Pliuskaitis.

USA Swimming releases review of safe sport program

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

The independent review of USA Swimming’s safe sport program is back, including 39 recommended changes to protect underage athletes.

Guarding young swimmers from sexual abuse

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Congress should put its own questions to USA Swimming.

USA Swimming set to review safe sport program

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

USA Swimming brings in outside experts to review safe sport program as reports of inappropriate relationships continue.

Was Rick Curl free to abuse?

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Questions linger about U-Md.’s and USA Swimming’s roles in the Rick Curl case.

U-Md.: Curl sex abuse was reported to attorney general’s office

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

A spokesman said it demanded Rick Curl’s resignation and notified the state attorney general’s office.

Ex-swimming coach Rick Curl gets 7 years in child sex abuse case

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Curl pleaded guilty to one count of child sexual abuse involving swimmer, who was 13 at the time.

Former swim coach Noah Rucker convicted of having sexual contact with minor

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Former James Madison high school coach Noah Rucker agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors in Fairfax County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

Ex-swim coach Rick Curl pleads guilty to sexually abusing girl in the 1980s

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Renowned ex-swim coach Rick Curl pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing a minor decades ago.

USA Swimming bans Loudoun County swim coach for sexual misconduct

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Michael Pliuskatis is the region’s third swim coach to be banned recently by USA Swimming for sexual misconduct.

Ex-swim coach Rick Curl agrees to plead guilty to child sex abuse

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Ex-swim coach Rick Curl agrees to plead guilty to child sex abuse. Curl was charged in October after allegations of a sexual relationship with a young swimmer in the ‘80s.

Coach Rick Curl arrested and charged with long-ago sexual abuse of swimmer

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Former area swim coach charged with long-ago abuse of 13-year-old swimmer.

Former Madison swim coach Noah Rucker indicted for sexual relationship with minor

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Ex-coach Noah Rucker indicted in Fairfax County Circuit Court.

Rick Curl banned for life by USA Swimming over improper relationship

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Rick Curl banned for life by USA Swimming.

USA Swimming releases timeline of Rick Curl investigation

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

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Prominent local swim coach Rick Curl banned for life over improper relationship [updated 09/19 at 15:05]

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Rick Curl, founder of the club formerly known as Curl-Burke, receives lifetime ban from USA Swimming.

USA Swimming denies cover-up with former coach

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

USA Swimming issues statement regarding a lawsuit against former national team coach Mark Schubert.

USA Swimming: Major progress since abuse scandal

Monday, September 17th, 2012

USA Swimming reports on the two-year progress of its athlete protection program.

Rick Curl accepts provisional suspension from USA Swimming

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Prominent D.C. area swim coach Rick Curl voluntarily accepts a provisional suspension from USA Swimming.

USA Swimming to hold emergency hearing on coach Rick Curl

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Coach accused of sexual relationship with a teen swimmer faces possible lifetime ban.

Rick Curl faces disciplinary hearing [Update 15:45 July 25]

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

USA Swimming has initiated a disciplinary proceeding against prominent local swimming coach for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a teen swimmer and then paying her and her parents to keep quiet about it.

PVS unveils new misconduct policies

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Potomac Valley Swimming and other organizations make a large-scale effort to tighten and improve sexual misconduct policies in the wake of recent public challenges to USA Swimming’s handling of the problem in the past.





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