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Janelle Atkinson Reaches Settlement With Stony Brook In Discrimination Lawsuit

The former Stony Brook head coach claimed she was fired due to gender bias and that the school never thoroughly investigated the allegations against her.


Arkansas Hires Former Rutgers Head Coach Petra Martin as New Assistant

Martin comes to Rutgers with 5 years of Division I head coaching experience, including being named the MAC Coach of the Year in 2013.


Janelle Atkinson Suing Stony Brook Over 2018 Dismissal, Claims Gender Bias

Janelle Atkinson is suing Stony Brook University, claiming the school didn’t thoroughly investigate accusations of abuse the way they would for male coaches.


Indiana High School Coach Sues School, Alleges Gender Bias

A high school swim coach in Indiana is suing her school system for sex discrimination, saying she has been treated differently than male coaches in the district for the past two years.


Rutgers Settles With Martin for $725K, Exonerates Her of Bullying Allegations

Rutgers University has settled a legal dispute with former swim coach Petra Martin, paying her $725,000 and publicly exonerating her of bullying allegations.


Petra Martin Alleges Rutgers Termination Based On Gender Bias

Former Rutgers University swimming & diving coach Petra Martin says her termination from her job had to do with implicit gender bias.


Rutgers Appoints Co-Head Coaches to Replace Terminated Petra Martin

Rutgers swimming & diving has named Frederick Woodruff and Jon Maccoll as co-head coaches of Rutgers swimming and diving, effective Wednesday. Woodruff…


Rutgers Terminates Head Swimming Coach Petra Martin

Rutgers has fired head swimming coach Petra Martin. Several people close to the team reached out to SwimSwam with the news…


Rutgers Welcomes Carmen Young As Director Of Player Development

Rutgers swimming and diving head coach Petra Martin announced today the addition of Carmen Young to the Scarlet Knights’ support staff as the Volunteer Director of Player Development.

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Rutgers Hits The Road For Two Meets In Illinois

Rutgers swimming and diving will meet Big Ten competition for the first time this season during a two-meet weekend in Illinois on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28.

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Rutgers Announces Jon Maccoll As Assistant Coach

Rutgers swimming and diving head coach Petra Martin announced today the hiring of Jon Maccoll as assistant coach effective Oct. 26.


Rutgers Ready To Begin 2017-18 Season

Behind an experienced core of school record holders, NCAA qualifiers and seasoned leadership, Rutgers swimming and diving enters a new season with a focus on continuing the upward momentum in the Big Ten and the national scene.

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Rutgers Start Season With Scarlet VS. White Intrasquad Meet

Rutgers swimming and diving celebrated the unofficial start to the season with the annual Scarlet vs. White Intrasquad Meet on Tuesday in the Rutgers Aquatic Center

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Rutgers Names Their Four 2017-18 Captains

Rutgers swimming and diving head coach Petra Martin has named seniors Karli Rymer and Larissa Neilan, along with sophomores Clare Lawlor and Meghan Moses as team captains for the 2017-18 season.

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Rutgers Swim & Dive Announces Competitive 2017-18 Schedule

Rutgers swimming and diving announced its 2017-18 schedule on Monday. The competitive lineup features six home events, including both the ECAC…

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