A wrongful termination lawsuit against former US Olympic coach Mark Schubert claims he repeatedly ignored and dismissed complaints of inappropriate behavior toward young female swimmers by a longtime Orange County swim coach. Schubert heads the Golden West Swim Club in Orange County. More from these news organizations:
Former U.S. national swim coach Schubert faces lawsuit
A swimming coach and philanthropist claims she was wrongfully fired by former U.S. national coach Mark Schubert after she became aware of abuse allegations within his Southern California club.
Lawsuit: Olympic swim coach ignored sexual abuse
Eight-time U.S. Olympic coach Mark Schubert, while U.S. national team director and later at Golden West Swim Club, repeatedly ignored and dismissed complaints of inappropriate behavior toward young female swimmers by a longtime Orange County swim coach, a former coach alleged in a wrongful termination lawsuit on Monday.
Ex-Olympics coach accused of ignoring inappropriate behavior
A former U.S. Olympic swimming coach ignored complaints of sexually inappropriate behavior according to a lawsuit filed in Orange County Superior Court.
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The claim states that Schubert fired coach Dia Rianda because of her persistence in alerting Schubert of continued inappropriate behavior by William Jewell, Schubert’s friend and assistant at the Golden West Swim Club (GWSC).
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What we’ve discovered is that for more than thirty years now is that USA Swimming’s own investigations are either nonexistent or woefully inadequate.