Mr. Grey, who was charged with 14 counts of lewdness with a minor beneath the age of 14, was being held within the Clark County Detention Middle with out bail and is scheduled to seem in courtroom on Monday. It was not instantly clear on Saturday whether or not he had a lawyer.
Mr. Grey continued to work as a gymnastics coach at a membership in Temecula, Calif., whereas the SafeSport investigation was continuing, The Orange County Register reported in 2018.
John C. Manly, a lawyer who represents about 200 gymnasts who’re suing U.S.A. Gymnastics, together with one in every of Mr. Grey’s former athletes, stated Mr. Grey had coached at gyms in California, Nevada and Ohio all through his profession.
“This isn’t simply any gymnastics coach,” Mr. Manly stated, “that is anyone who coached nationwide group athletes, world champion athletes and Olympic athletes.”
His shoppers are amongst those that sued U.S.A. Gymnastics for failing to guard them from Lawrence G. Nassar, a former doctor for the U.S.A. Gymnastics national team. In 2018, Mr. Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for a number of intercourse crimes.
A documentary, “Athlete A,” released last month on Netflix, chronicles the abuses.
After the documentary was launched, the chief govt of U.S.A. Gymnastics, Li Li Leung, said in a statement that “inside U.S.A. Gymnastics, beneath a wholly new management group, we now have applied stronger insurance policies and preventive measures, launched a number of academic efforts, and made sweeping organizational, management and personnel modifications.”
“Most significantly, we now have prioritized altering the subculture inside our group that allowed this to occur,” the assertion continued. “We owe these survivors an unbelievable debt of gratitude for igniting these modifications throughout the game.”