Mitchell, an Olympic gold medalist, former Division I coach, and current Caltech athletic director, has seen swimming from all angles.
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.
A 2018 search of swim coach Sean Hutchison’s apartment turned up no crimes within the statute of limitations, according to documents obtained by SwimSwam.
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.
Arizona State President Michael Crow opened up to AZ Central about the school’s decision to retain Bob Bowman.
Sean Hutchison, the former coach of Olympian Ariana Kukors and the now-defunct USA Swimming Center of Excellence at FAST, has been permanently banned from Olympic sports by the U.S. Center for Safesport.
A California appeals court has ruled in favor of former professional swimmer Dagny Knutson, reinstating the $617,800 in damages she was awarded in 2016 before a judge threw out that verdict and ordered a new trial.
The Arizona Republic and USA Today, which owns the Republic, have obtained and published the full text message chain between coach Bob Bowman and Olympian Caroline Burckle, messages that have drawn harsh criticism of Bowman and prompted an apology from the 2016 Olympic coach.
USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey fielded questions about the inappropriate text messages sent by coach Bob Bowman in 2011, saying that if a similar incident happened under Hinchey’s leadership, the new CEO wouldn’t appoint the coach to an Olympic coaching role.
Arizona State head swim coach Bob Bowman has sent SwimSwam a statement regarding the accusations made by former Olympian Caroline Burckle that…
Former U.S. national team head coach Mark Schubert has responded to the civil lawsuit filed by Ariana Kukors, denying any wrongdoing and saying he reported rumors of abuse immediately when he heard them.
2012 Olympian Ariana Kukors (now Ariana Kukors Smith by marriage) says the civil suit she filed against former coach Sean Hutchison and USA Swimming, among others, is about “holding people accountable” for the sexual abuse she says Hutchison inflicted on her.
While reporting on Ariana Kukors’ civil lawsuit, NPR reporter Alexandra Starr said that another Olympic swimmer would be making accusations against another Olympic coach in the coming weeks.
Olympian Ariana Kukors has filed a civil suit against former coach Sean Hutchison, USA Swimming and former national team director Mark Schubert, alleging sexual abuse of a minor and negligence.
Jay Benner has been named the new head coach of the King Aquatic Club in Federal Way, Washington, replacing coach…