Cal Diving Coach Punished For Sexual Harrassment, Per School Report

University of California – Berkeley diving coach Todd Mulzet was one of 19 employees who violated the university’s sexual misconduct policies since 2011, according to The East Bay Times.

The news broke as a result of a report released by the university this week. The East Bay Times made a Public Records Act request for the records last November, and reported this week that 800 pages of documents showed 19 employees who had violated the school’s sexual misconduct rules.

The newspaper reported that Mulzet, the school’s diving coach, was docked 5 percent of his salary for two months and was required to undergo sexual harassment training as a result of his violation of school policy. He is still on staff as the team’s diving coach.

The East Bay Times reports that Mulzet made repeated sexual comments to another staff member and offered $300 in exchange for oral sex. Mulzet, the paper says, denied the accusations.

The San Francisco Chronicle also reports that Mulzet loudly described the male staff member as “my boyfriend” at a meet, repeatedly made sexual comments about the staff member and asked him “when are you coming to the dark side?”

UC Berkeley has come under fire recently for its handling of sexual harassment complaints on campus. You can view the full report from The East Bay Times’ public records request (which has been heavily redacted to protect the privacy of the victims involved) by following this link.

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Jared Anderson swam for nearly twenty years. Then, Jared Anderson stopped swimming and started writing about swimming. He's not sick of swimming yet. Swimming might be sick of him, though. Jared was a YMCA and high school swimmer in northern Minnesota, and spent his college years swimming breaststroke and occasionally pretending …

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