Attorney to lead USOC’s safe training initiative
The U.S. Olympic Committee has hired an attorney to oversee its
efforts to ensure safe training environments for Olympic
Malia Arrington was hired as director of ethics and safe sport
Wednesday, a position created at the recommendation of a USOC panel
led by board member Nina Kemppel.
The panel called for the USOC to take a ”leadership” role in
standardizing rules for all the Olympic-sport orgnizations as they
try to eliminate sexual and physical misconduct in their coaching
In the past year, USA Swimming has been hit by a number of
sex-abuse allegations by coaches.
Arrington also will manage the USOC’s internal ethics