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Mark Schubert’s career swim coaching timeline

by ZwemZa on June 13th, 2018

Mark Schubert coaches an age-group camp in Los Angeles in 2006, the same year he was named U.S. National Team Director. (AP Photo/Ric Francis)

The Mark Schubert swim coaching timeline:

1972 – At age 22, Schubert arrives at Mission Viejo Nadadores

1976 – Schubert coaches Brian Goodell to win 400 and 1500 in Montreal Olympics, first of 38 Olympians. His swimmers go on to win 35 Olympic medals – 23 gold – and set 27 world and 115 American records

1980s – Rick Curl’s sexual abuse of Kelley Currin

1984 – Nadadores swimmers win 10 golds in Los Angeles Olympics

1984 – Schubert leaves Mission Viejo for Mission Bay, Florida

1987 – Currin swims for University of Texas

1988 – October, Schubert arrives at University of Texas

1989 – Currin family agrees to settlement with Curl

1992 – Currin leaves the sport of swimming

2006 – Schubert takes U.S. National team director’s job — 2006 to 2011

2007-2010 – Schubert urged USA Swimming Director Chuck Wielgus to investigate and ban Rick Curl

2009 – World Games – Ariana Kukors reports that Schubert was aware of relationship with women’s coach Sean Hutchison.

2009 – Schubert chooses Hutchison to coach at a Center of Excellence at the Fullerton Aquatic Sports Team (FAST)

2010 – USA Swimming concerned with behavior at Pan Pacific Championship; clashes with Wielgus continue

2010 – November, Schubert fired from national team

2011 – January – Hutchison resigns from FAST and is cleared by USA Swimming

2011 – Schubert goes to Golden West Swim Club and Golden West College team, hires Dia Rianda

2011 – (June) – Bill Jewell fired by FAST for sexual comments to swimmers

2011 –  Jewell hired at Golden West by Schubert

2012 – (January) Complaints about Jewell at Golden West

2012 – (June 18) Rianda complains to USA Swimming and Susan Woessner about Jewell

2012 – (July 11) Schubert fires Rianda

2012 – (September) Curl banned for life after Washington Post articles

2013 – (December) – Washington Post story on Hutchison … Schubert had leaked photo

2013 – Curl sentenced to prison

2014 – (November) Rianda and Schubert reach confidential out-of-court settlement

2016 – Schubert returns to Mission Viejo Nadadores (leaving Golden West)

2018 – Kukors tells law enforcement Hutchison sexually abused her for nearly a decade, sues Hutchison, Schubert and USA Swimming

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