Coach Under Fire

Number 16094
Subject Sports
Source Daily Kansan (Kansas University - Lawrence)
State Kansas
Year 1999
Publication Date Nov. 17, 1999
Summary A wide variety of sources confirm rumors that the University of Kansas' long-time swimming and diving coach, Gary Kempf, was guilty of repeated psychological abuse, including inducing eating disorders in his athletes, and of NCAA training violations during his 24-year tenure. His approach has been cited as the reason some of the 40 swimmers and 10 assistant coaches have left the program during the last five years.
Category IRE Contest Entry
Pages 9
Keywords NCAA; Division I; athletics department; verbal abuse
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