The packages were offered as part of cost-cutting measures within the organization amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
Attorney Bob Allard and three sexual abuse survivors called on USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey to purge the organization of those who covered up sexual abuses.
The money, which was funneled through the USA Swimming Foundation, exceeds the initial pledge of $1.5 million, and comes with up to $1.5 million more in round 2.
The Town Hall features Bob Vincent, Tim Hinchey, Mike Unger, Joel Shinofield and Shana Ferguson.
USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey (above) says this is an initial amount of funding, part of a goal to generate $5 million for clubs in partnerships with LSCs.
USA Swimming has officially canceled its summer meets, but plans to run regional meets in mid-summer and kick-start national competition again in late 2020.
As some states are considering reopening by mid-May, USA Swimming has announced that it will not sanction meets through at least May 31.
USA Swimming has released a statement about the postponed ’20 Olympics, promising to reschedule Olympic Trials “to best align with Olympic Games preparation.”
USA Swimming ha chiesto al Comitato Olimpico statunitense (USOPC) di sostenere il rinvio delle Olimpiadi del 2020 alla luce della pandemia COVID-19.
In a letter to the USOPC Friday, CEO Tim Hinchey asked the committee to advocate to push the Games back one year.
Ahmed El-Awadi “is very much aligned with many of the points” made by USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey regarding postponing the 2020 Olympics for one year.
Adrian will award a prize package to a donor that includes signed swimming memorabilia and a round of golf with Adrian and USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey
USA Swimming will reinvest $5 million from the sale of USSIC into enhancing the organization’s SafeSport programs, including new education and certification programs.
A California jury ruled that USA Swimming was not negligent in the case of a former Stockton swim coach who sexually abused a 13-year-old girl.
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.