“Former California swimmer copes with the lasting trauma of abuse two decades ago…”

“Katherine Touhey, a state champion at then-T.C. Williams High, joined 17 other former California swimmers who filed a lawsuit against the school, hoping for “accountability” after what they said was years of abuse from coach Teri McKeever…

Allegations contained in the lawsuit include “incessant” verbal abuse, “psychological exploitation,” “torturous workouts” that left Touhey even to this day with a fear of drowning, “an obsession with image,” threats to revoke scholarships amid a fear of retaliation and the creation of an “environment of fear and intimidation.””

Read the full story here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2023/06/29/katherine-touhey-emotional-abuse/