Mark Schubert

2020 US Open Irvine Photo Vault: 800 Free Edition

For the first time in nearly 8 months, I was able to be back on a pool deck to capture some fun swimming, and tonight’s action did not disappoint.

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Motion For Simple Majority Vote to Allow Formation of New LSCs is Denied

Orange County’s desire to form an independent LSC hit another obstacle today when the House of Delegates retained that a two-thirds majority vote is required.

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Justina Kozan Talks Move From BREA To Mission Viejo Amidst Pandemic

Kozan, a two-time World Junior Championship gold medalist, moved to Mission Viejo so she could resume her training during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Orange County Cancels Youth Sports Practices

Orange County has canceled all youth sports practices after receiving new guidance from the state, but it’s still not clear what that means.

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Attorney Bob Allard Calls For Removal of 8 USA Swimming Figures In Open Letter

Attorney Bob Allard wrote an open letter to USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey on behalf of sex abuse survivors, calling for the removal of eight individuals.

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“I Was In The Presence Of Greatness”: Don Wagner Recounts Coaching Janet Evans

Early on in Wagner’s illustrious coaching career, he spent one year with Evans during the height of her career in 1989.

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CA Reopening Plan Set to Progress; Pro Sports Could Return Without Spectators

In his weekly briefing, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that many counties will move into the next step of his four-stage plan in the coming weeks.

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David Marsh Posts ‘Urgent Request’ To CA Gov. Gavin Newsom to Reopen Pools

“We can do it very safely in a controlled manner with coaches and lifeguards making sure physical distance is taken care of,” Marsh says.

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Mark Schubert Details Rules & Guidelines As Mission Viejo Returns To Practice

Schubert’s Mission Viejo Nadadores returned to practice on Friday with a strict set of guidelines to follow.

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June’s Swim Meet of Champions Conditionally Rescheduled For August 13-16

The annual Mission Viejo meet will run less than two months after its originally scheduled date, pending permission from the State and the Health Department.

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Kukors Smith Settles Lawsuit With USA Swimming, Hutchison

Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith has settled her lawsuit against USA Swimming over sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of former coach Sean Hutchison.

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Ariana Kukors Smith Drops Suit Against Mark Schubert; Other Defendants Remain

Ariana Kukors Smith has settled her civil lawsuit against former USA Swimming national team director Mark Schubert, but the other defendants remain.

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California Bar Court Suspends Richard Foster’s Law License For One Year

The State Bar Court of California has suspended the law license of Richard Foster, an attorney who lost a years-long legal battle with former professional swimmer Dagny Knutson over his representation of her in 2010. That’s according to documents obtained by the Southern California News Group and published this week in The OC Register.

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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.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Mission Viejo Nadadores

The Mission Viejo Nadadores, located in Orange County, CA, have been one of the most prominent club teams in the US over the past 50 years.

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