COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, July 18. IT didn't take long for former Countryside YMCA assistant swimming coach Patrick Jeanneret to land on the USA Swimming Banned for Life list.
Just a few months after news broke that Jeanneret was arrested on allegations of taking indecent liberties with a swimmer while in Greensboro for the YMCA Short Course Nationals, USA Swimming found Jeanneret in violation of Codes 304.3.6, 304.3.8A and 304.3.18 with a Banned for Life date as of June 18, 2013.
304.3.6 Conviction of, imposition of a deferred sentence for, or any plea of guilty or no contest at any time, past or present, or the existence of any pending charges, for (i) any felony, (ii) any offense involving use, possession, distribution or intent to distribute illegal drugs or substances, (iii) any crime involving sexual misconduct, or (iv) any criminal offense against a minor.
A Any inappropriate sexual conduct or advance, or other inappropriate oral, written, visual,
or physical conduct of a sexual nature directed towards an athlete by (i) a coach member or other non-athlete member, or (ii) any other adult participating in any capacity whatsoever in the activities of USA Swimming (whether such adult is a member or not).
304.3.18 Any other material and intentional act, conduct or omission not provided for above, which is detrimental to the image or reputation of USA Swimming, a LSC or the sport of swimming.
Jeanneret was immediately fired from his part-time job at Countryside after being arrested, and faces a 16-month jail term.
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