inappropriate coaching behaviours

Vinnie Silber:

Giving gifts, especially if only some children receive them. Gifts given by coaches included gadgets and electronics, clothing, jewelry, stuffed animals and bicycles.

Spending time alone with children, especially behind closed doors. …

Tickling.

Poking.

Massaging stomach or other areas.

Hair stroking.

Sitting in laps.

Putting hands in inappropriate places while spotting gymnasts.

Talking about romantic or sexual relationships.

Sexual jokes or comments. …

Warning Signs of Sexual Abuse

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AN INDYSTAR INVESTIGATION TRACED THE PATH OF FORMER COACH RAY ADAMS ACROSS A DOZEN GYMS IN FOUR STATES.