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    For thousands of young teens, the dream of becoming part of the US Olympic swim team means long hard practices and a good coach. But in several dozen cases, those coaches have been caught engaging in or have admitted to sexual misconduct with the young women whose trust they have been given. Parents and critics say that USA Swimming has not done enough to police the coaches.
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  • Rogues' Gallery of Swim Coaches

    Timothy S. Kelly, 40, who was a swimming coach at the local YMCA and high school in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, pled guilty to federal child pornography possession charges on Feb. 23, 2011. His sentencing is scheduled for May 18. He was previously banned for life from coaching by USA Swimming.
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    Brian Hindson of Indiana, center, coached swimmer Brooke Taflinger, right, who once dreamed of winning Olympic gold.
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    Brooke Taflinger, shown here with coach Brian Hindson, was devastated to learn that Hindson had been secretly taping her and other young female swimmers changing in the locker rooms.
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    Here, a screen grab from one video recovered by Indiana police shows a young swimmer changing. Coach Brian Hindson made this video and others, officials say, by secretly hiding a camera in a locker.
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    Indiana swim coach Brian Hindson pleaded guilty to 11 counts of production of child pornography, four counts of distribution of child pornography, and one count of possession of child pornography. He is serving 33 years in federal prison. Hindson is one of 36 coaches banned by the USA Swimming organization for sexual misconduct over the past 10 years.
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    Swim coach Andrew King, pictured here with a young swimmer in an undated photo, was suspended for life by USA Swimming. Authorities say that King sexually abused young girls for years until a 14-year-old California victim finally turned him in.
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    Authorities believe that Andrew King's abuse of young swimmers may go back several decades. King is seen here in a team photo from the 1980s, when he was a coach in the San Francisco Bay area. In 1988, a teenage swimmer filed a police report claiming King had sex with her when she was 14 years old. The case was dropped when the girl declined to testify publicly.
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    In 1994, King moved north, following the family of one of his teen victims. He was hired as a coach for the swim club in Oak Harbor, Washington, outside Seattle. He is seen at a Washington pool in this undated photo with a young swimmer on his lap.
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    Oak Harbor parents became concerned about Coach King's behavior, which included letting girls sit on his lap, excessive touching and sending roses to swimmers. When parents scheduled a meeting with King to address their unease over his conduct, King moved again.
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    Andrew King was hired as coach of San Jose Aquatics in 2000. In 2009 he pleaded no contest to 20 child molestation charges after a 14-year-old victim went to authorities and the ensuing investigation turned up many more alleged victims. This January King was sentenced to 40 years in prison.
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    Craig Ivancic, former coach of the Kansas City Blazers Swim Team, pleaded guilty in July 2005 to having sex with a 14-year-old girl he coached and admitted to having child pornography on his home computer. The assistant district attorney said the relationship began when the swimmer was 12 and that he encouraged her to send photos to him as well as have sex with him in her home and a motel. Ivancic was sent to prison for his crime and is banned from USA Swimming for life.
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    Robert Caragol, a swim coach in Broward County, FL, admitted to possessing child pornography and having sex with minors. Federal investigators found about 40 images of underage boys engaging in sexual activity on his laptop. In 2009, he was sentenced to more than a dozen years in prison and is suspended for life from USA Swimming.
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  • Rogues' Gallery of Swim Coaches

    Indiana swim coach Chris Wheat, 37, has been sentenced to 10 years after admitting to a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old swimmer. He pleaded guilty to two felony counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and one felony count of child solicitation.
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    Former USA Swimming coach Jesse Stovall was sentenced in an Orlando, FL courtroom to four years probation on a second degree felony charge of sexual activity with a 16 or 17 year-old and will be required to register permanently as a sex offender.
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