The Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard sexual abuse legal team along with a group of nationally prominent attorneys are suing the US Center for SafeSport for failing to protect athletes. SafeSport was added as a defendant to the amended USOC sexual abuse lawsuit filed against the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). The lawsuit alleges that the…

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A group of nationally prominent sex abuse attorneys and law firms, including the sexual abuse legal team at Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard, have filed a sexual abuse lawsuit against USA Diving and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) on behalf of an Olympic diving hopeful. The class-action lawsuit alleges the sexual abuse of former diver…

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Coach Bahram Hojreh

Alleged Sexual Abuse Victims Trained at the Los Alamitos International Water Polo Club Los Alamitos International Water Polo Club coach Bahram Hojreh is facing nearly two-dozen felony and misdemeanor sexual abuse charges. Coach Bahram Hojreh is facing charges of molesting at least seven young girls. The victims were underage female water polo players, and the…

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20/20 Exposes USA Swimming Sexual Abuse

With reports that nearly 600 swimmers were sexually abused by more than 250 coaches & officials, USA Swimming announced the resignations of two key leaders. Attorney Robert Allard asked new USA Swimming President and CEO Tim Hinchey to terminate both Susan Woessner and Pat Hogan if he wanted to send a positive message to the swimming community that the organization was moving in a different direction in terms of protecting children from pedophile coaches. Hinchey is commended for taking the request seriously and ultimately forcing the resignations of these two individuals who were at the heart of the scandal which has rocked this great sport.

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Coaching Sex Abuse

An explosive report from the Orange County Register claims that a culture inside USA Swimming allowed the sexual abuse of 600 young swimmers by more than 250 coaches. Investigative reporter Scott Reid, longtime reporter of Olympic sports and one of the first to document sexual abuse inside USA Gymnastics, reports that “USA Swimming board members…

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San Jose Quicksilver swim club and USA Swimming-affiliated coach Timothy Nguyen is facing child sex abuse charges following his arrest for inappropriate sexual conduct with at least three victims and possibly more. Quicksilver was formed during the time that San Jose Aquatics faced a lawsuit for enabling child molester Andy King to sexually abuse at least one of his swimmers.

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Coaching Sex Abuse

The success of famous athletes such as Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin inspires children across the nation to start swim lessons. Learn how to protect your kids from coaches who abuse their relationships.

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Less than six months after being inducted into the American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Hall of Fame, legendary coach Joe Bernal has apparently been removed from the Hall of Fame for alleged inappropriate sexual misconduct. Bernal is also banned from USA Swimming. Bernal coached Olympic gold medalist swimmer David Berkoff. Berkoff later served on the USA…

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Enoch Garcia Mt Pleasant

Arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with children On March 18, 2016, 21-year-old Enoch Garcia of Mt. Pleasant High School was arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with children. Police received a complaint on Monday about an “inappropriate relationship” between the track coach and a Mt. Pleasant student. It has since come to light that…

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salinas teacher sex assault

Adolfo Castillo Arrested on Suspicion of Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Minor Adolfo Castillo Salinas High School assistant wrestling coach Adolfo Castillo is under arrest on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor. Following up on a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on a street corner, police found Adolfo Castillo in the…

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Coach Tim O’Brien Banned by USA Swimming On March 7, 2016, swimming coach Tim O’Brien—the 2015 USA Swimming Developmental Coach of the Year—was added to USA Swimming’s list of banned coaches. USA Swimming is the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, and its member swim clubs train future American Olympians. The…

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Taekwondo USOC

LOS ANGELES, CA – October 29, 2015 – Three sexually abused athletes with shattered Olympic dreams have sued the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and various athletic organizations. The athletes claim that the molestation they experienced at the hands of their coach would never have occurred had the USOC heeded warning signs and protected them…

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wrestling coach sex abuse

Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed against San Ramon Unified School District Due to Molestation by Wrestling Coach District officials allegedly failed to detect predatory grooming behavior for over ten years, giving coach the opportunity to molest. The San Jose, California law firm of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard has filed a childhood sexual abuse lawsuit against the San…

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Update: May 23, 2013 Rick Curl was sentenced to 7 years in prison for the sexual abuse of Kelley Davies Currin more than 30 years ago. Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Marielsa Bernard imposed a 15-year sentence, with all but seven years suspended. The Judge thought it was important to send a message that criminals…

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A former student of a high-level coach with ties to the North Baltimore Aquatic Club recently came forward with sexual abuse allegations against that coach. These allegations resulted in the coach’s resignation, the club taking unprecedented action, and USA Swimming seemingly taking steps to protect the coach. Here is Tim Joyce’s original story, removed twice by WBAL…

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Todd Sousa has pleaded not guilty to charges of having sex with one of his 15-year-old swimming school students. He was arrested in August and accused of having sex with the girl about a month after he finished a prison sentence for sex with another 15-year-old swimming school student. Sousa was the former co-owner of…

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Former Olympic Coach Rick Curl has been banned permanently from USA Swimming, apparently giving up his fight on the day of his National Board of Review hearing. Curl is now listed with some 60+ coaches on the USA Swimming list of banned coaches and individuals. Kelley Davies Currin came forward publicly earlier this year with…

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Coach Joe Weber Terminated In a case that symbolizes the dysfunction inside USA Swimming, it is being reported that “consultant” swim coach Joe Weber of the YMCA powerhouse team in Somerset Valley, New Jersey has been terminated after it was discovered that he spent 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to having oral sex…

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