424 Emotional Abuse: The Maggie Haney Eight Year Ban

May 6, 2020 | GymCastic, Podcast

 

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THIS WEEK’S INTERVIEWS

This week, Jessica speaks with attorney and Olympic Champion, Nancy Hogshead-Makar of Champion Women about emotional abuse (A.C.E score) and SafeSport rules, the 8-year ban for Maggie Haney, whether this counts as progress, what a culture of silent obedience looks like, and a new bill pending before Congress. Learn more usopu.info 

She also speaks with Robert Andrews, therapist and founder of the Institute of Sports Performance in Houston, about the long-term effects of childhood trauma and emotional abuse and what needs to change for USAG to be able to prevent abuse.  As a child. Andrews was inspired by the book They Fought Back. His series Champions Mental Edge is available here.

GYMTERNET NEWS

  • We won the COVID-19 Feeding America fundraiser. Still time to donate if you can. Watch here.
  • 8 Years: Maggie Haney has been suspended for 8 years. We discuss what Laurie said about her experience, the details of the suspension, the information we’d still like to know, why now and why her (because there sure are others…), how shocked we are that emotional abuse was actually taken seriously, and what emotional abuse actually means
  • Fantasy Floor Music: We finally learned the details of Dan Kendig’s 2018 resignation for getting caught doing something that most college programs do—and rant about the stupid NCAA rules on paying for floor choreography

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