Chuck Wielgus

How Does USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey’s 2022 Salary Stack Up Against Years Past?

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey made less money in 2022 than he did the year prior, but his six-figure bonus raised eyebrows given last year’s losses.


USA Swimming Faces Membership Revenue Shortfall, Ballooning Budget Deficit for 2023

A membership revenue shortfall is contributing to USA’s Swimming’s projected deficit of $1,731,587 this year — the NGB’s largest since at least 2011.


USA Swimming’s Corporate Sponsorship Revenue 25% Below Budget in 2022

USA Swimming anticipated bringing in more than $4.8 million in corporate sponsorship revenue last year, but the actual figure turned out to be $3.6 million.


Decades After Alleged Abuse, Norm Havercroft Banned for Life by SafeSport

More than a decade after being publicly accused of sexually abusing minors, Norm Havercroft was issued a lifetime ban by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.


How Does USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey’s Salary Compare to Other NGB Leaders?

Tax filings from 2021 show that USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey ranks as one of the top earners among national governing body (NGB) leaders. 


Lucinda McRoberts Leaving USA Swimming After 11 Years with Organization

Lucinda McRoberts was listed as a Sports Business Journal Game Changer in 2019 as well as one of the Leaders in Sport Under 40 last year.


USA Swimming COO Mike Unger Leaving Organization After 28 Years To Join FINA

Unger is set to leave USA Swimming after nearly three decades with the organization and become FINA’s new Director of Sports Competition.


New Victim Steps Forward Alleging Convicted Coach Andy King Of Sexual Abuse

King was sentenced to 40 years in state prison in April 2009.


Tim Hinchey Sarà A Capo Di USA Swimming Per Altri 4 Anni

Il CEO di USA Swimming, Tim Hinchey ha firmato un’estensione di quattro anni al suo contratto. Guiderà l’organizzazione almeno fino al 2025.

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Sex Abuse Survivors, Allard Call For Hinchey To Purge USA Swimming Of Enablers

Attorney Bob Allard and three sexual abuse survivors called on USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey to purge the organization of those who covered up sexual abuses.


Three More Sex Abuse Suits Against USA Swimming Involving Ivey, Uchiyama & King

Six women say are suing USA Swimming for failing to protect them from abuse by now-banned swim coaches Mitch Ivey, Everett Uchiyama and Andy King.


Report: USA Swimming Ended Hutchison Probe Before Key Interviews

Documents obtained by the Southern California News Group allegedly show that USA Swimming cut off the Kukors-Hutchison investigation before the assigned FBI agent could interview important witnesses.


Ten Ways to Make Swimming a Bigger and Better Sport

In 1996, shortly after the Olympic Games of Atlanta, I wrote an article with the same title as this one. I will recap the original 10 suggestions now and provide an assessment of where we are today with new suggestions on how we might make swimming a bigger and better sport.


CMO Matt Farrell Leaving USA Swimming For Executive Golf Channel Role

USA Swimming’s Chief Marketing Officer Matt Farrell will be leaving the organization after 13 years to take an executive role with the Golf Channel.

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Amid Criticism, USA Gymnastics Interim CEO Steps Down After Five Days

USA Gymnastics CEO Mary Bono stepped down today amid heavy criticism from athletes, just five days after she was named CEO of the gymnastics federation.