Susan Woessner

USA Swimming Added As Defendants In Lawsuit Against Stockton Swim Club

USA Swimming is now a defendant in an updated filing of the civil lawsuit against a Stockton, CA swim club over alleged sexual abuse of a 13-year-old.


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.


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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Sean Hutchison Permanently Banned By U.S. Center for SafeSport

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.


Ariana Kukors Files Civil Suit Vs Hutchison, USA Swimming, Schubert

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.


Olympus Has Fallen. How Do We Rebuild Trust for Our Children’s Safety?

The following editorial is the opinion of its author, and does not necessarily represent the views of SwimSwam. American swimming,…


SafeSport Director Susan Woessner Resigns, Discloses 2007 Kiss With Hutchison

USA Swimming Safe Sport Senior Director Susan Woessner has resigned from her post, and in her letter of resignation, discloses that she kissed then-coach Sean Hutchison in 2007 and didn’t disclose that information while helping with an investigation of Hutchison for an inappropriate coach-swimmer relationship in 2010.


Report Says USA Swimming Has Ignored Hundreds Of Sexual Abuse Cases

A report by the Southern California News Group says USA Swimming has ignored, covered up or refused to investigate sexual abuse allegations against coaches in relation to hundreds of swimmers over decades.


Interim-USA Swimming Executive Director Mike Unger’s TV Experience

“Mike Unger’s vital to the production,” NBC Producer Tommy says, “telling the television director the next event, when the swimmers will parade on deck, who’s going to be in the lead. It’s a big timing crossword puzzle, determining commercial breaks. Mike does it all.”

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Susan Woessner: From SafeSport to Stats Wizard

Susan Woessner, the Director of Safe Sport for USA Swimming, will play a special role at this month’s Olympic Trials….

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Christy: An Intense Week In Sexual Abuse Includes Congressional Meeting

SwimSwam’s Ceci Christy disects what has been an intense week for USA Swimming.


Woessner Explains Safe Sports Investigation Process; No Knowingly False Reports

USA Swimming SafeSport Director Susan Woessner explains the process further, and shares that to date, there have been no knowingly false abuse reports.

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Convicted Mass. Coach Erick Lans Added to USA Swimming Banned for Life List

The USA Swimming list of athletes permanently banned or ineligible now sits at 84, with the late-April addition of Erick…

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USA Swimming Publishes SafeSport Investigation Process Flow Chart

In an effort to add more transparency to its process regarding the banning of coaches who violate its code of…


What’s Next For Bill Jewell Sexual Abuse Allegations?

Ceci Christy contributed to this report. After Bill Jewell was unsuccessful in his wrongful termination lawsuit against the Fullerton Aquatics…

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