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International Elite Maggie Haney suspended

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This!! I also know of a coach that has multiple complaints and...nothing from USAG

the gym doesn't have elites either...so I guess those girls are not important enough for USAG
Not important enough for USAG or the social media trolls. The only athletes that get any attention are the elites that everyone knows. There is far more abuse in gymnastics that affects many more athletes than just the elites. Just as damaging to those athletes too.
 

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MG Elite posted an Instagram story about their gymnast signing at Oklahoma with the team there celebrating along. Are they back up and running then? I wonder who is coaching them now. I hope those kids are okay...how unfair this is for them.
 
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I don’t think they ever stopped being “up and running?” Last I heard, they just didn’t renew their USAG membership so Safesport rules don’t apply to them? As far as who is coaching, I assume it’s Victoria, who I thought was “only” suspended from unsupervised contact with minors.
 
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In searching, I've seen several Maggie Haney threads, so if his needs moved, please do so: Riley McCusker has now filed a lawsuit against her, according to Anything Gymnastics on IG (dating from 10/28).
 
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MG Elite posted an Instagram story about their gymnast signing at Oklahoma with the team there celebrating along. Are they back up and running then? I wonder who is coaching them now. I hope those kids are okay...how unfair this is for them.
Well considering that they are not a USAG gym and none of the kids re registered with USAG it likely is Maggie and Victoria. Frankly I personally am grossed out that any NCAA team would recruit from there. Just so wrong. They could literally go to that kid and tell them to find another gym, any gym but that one! And if these teams were serious about change in the sport they would not recruit kids from that gym. We all know they are skirting the rules, parents literally have bragged about it on FB. The whole thing is just wrong and gross.
 

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So much to take in with this filing.
A few initial thoughts. It is:

An exemplary example of what can happen when parents are banned from having access to their children.
(as if we need more examples of this right now in gymnastics...). USAG, it's not rocket science: no guardian parent should have their access to their child blocked. End. Of. Story. Yes, this does mean doing things differently moving forward. Last I knew USAG said parents "Should" have access to their minor children, not that parents "Must" have access. These are two very, very different words.

A detailed list of red-flag items for a parent to review, and discuss with their own child athlete. i.e. "This ( x coaching behavior) is not okay. Tell me immediately if any of this happens to you or if you ever see this happening to someone else in your gym."

Appalling.




 
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So much to take in with this filing.
A few initial thoughts. It is:

An exemplary example of what can happen when parents are banned from having access to their children.
(as if we need more examples of this right now in gymnastics...). USAG, it's not rocket science: no guardian parent should have their access to their child blocked. End. Of. Story. Yes, this does mean doing things differently moving forward. Last I knew USAG said parents "Should" have access to their minor children, not that parents "Must" have access. These are two very, very different words.

A detailed list of red-flag items for a parent to review, and discuss with their own child athlete. i.e. "This ( x coaching behavior) is not okay. Tell me immediately if any of this happens to you or if you ever see this happening to someone else in your gym."

Appalling.



It IS now a Safesport requirement that parents be allowed access to their children either in the form of viewing or video cameras.
 
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