Tag: SafeSport

Swim Coach Seeks Relief After Retaliation For Exposing Abuse

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Those who abuse athletes and power are enabled to do so by structures designed to hold them accountable for failing that responsibility. A recent wrongful termination lawsuit brings that to light.

At the center of Kuck’s allegations are events that took place late in 2017 and spilled over into the following two years. Kuck says that in October of 2017, mere months after taking the job as the club’s head swim coach, he reported assistant coach Jeremy Anderson to the board for verbally abusing a member family and threatening the family with revocation of their membership in retaliation for a similar complaint the family had made.

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Olympic Sexual Abuse: When is Enough Going to be Enough?

Olympic Sexual Abuse

This year alone has seen a 55% increase in reports of sex abuse and other misconduct than last year. That amounts to an average of 239 reports a month… Analysts predict that the number of reports could cap off at 667 per month or 8,000 per year.

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The Blitz Weekend Edition 3/18/17

The Blitz - Weekend Edition

??Crime Blotter: Aaron Hernandez Aaron Hernandez ink may tell a deadly tale https://t.co/TJC5nRaCTl pic.twitter.com/UCF1Epi6xY — Boston Herald (@bostonherald) March 18, 2017 Jourdan Lewis NFL-bound former Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis charged with domestic assault https://t.co/kGm3PpLKvp via @thecomeback — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 17, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Judge Berman speaks about …

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