Nathan Weddle

Teen, Parents Sue USA Swimming & Banned Coach Over Sexual Abuse

A teenage girl who was sexually abused by her swim coach has sued USA Swimming, the coach, the swim club and others, alleging that swimming authorities failed to protect her from the abuse.


Swim Coach Nathan Weddle Pleads Guilty to Abusing Child in NC

Weddle was banned-for-life by the U.S. Center for Safe Sport in January.


Shannon Foster Banned By USA Swimming For Involvement In Weddle Case

Shannon Foster, a swim coach in North Carolina, has been added to USA Swimming’s banned list after police say she knew fellow coach Nathan Weddle was sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.


Banned Coach’s Former Assistant Arrested in NC on Related Charges

A North Carolina swim coach, Shannon Foster, has been arrested by police for contributing to delinquency of a minor. Foster is…


USA Swimming’s List of Banned Members Brings Confusion

The listing, and response to, the latest 3 names on USA Swimming’s public banned list are indicative of the larger overall problems within the organization’s handling of sexual abuse.


Three More Names Added To USA Swimming Banned List In Jan. 2018

Three more coaches have been permanently banned by USA Swimming as of January 2018. Nathan Weddle, James Cutrone and Christian Valcarce now appear on the permanent ban list published by the swimming federation.


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