March 28, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

UC Berkeley Fires Swim Coach McKeever Over Misconduct Allegations

BERKELEY, Calif.—Longtime University of California women’s swimming coach Teri McKeever was fired Tuesday following an investigation into alleged harassment, bullying, and verbally abusive conduct, the school said in a statement.
McKeever led the Golden Bears to four NCAA team titles over 29 years. She coached the U.S. women’s swim team at the London Olympics in 2012, the first woman to serve in that role.
Cal Director of Athletics Jim Knowlton said in a letter to team and athletic staff that an investigative report by an independent law firm detailed “numerous violations of university policies that prohibit race, national origin, and disability discrimination. … The report also details verbally abusive conduct that is antithetical to our most important values.”…
Source: The Epoch Times