The former coach will not be able to continue exercising his profession due to sexual and emotional misconduct while already failing to comply with a sanction for violating the anti-doping code
Alberto Salazarthe former coach of Nike Oregon Projectlost his appeal to the US Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct and will continue to be banned for life from coaching athletes throughout the US Olympic and Paralympic movement.
In July, Salazar was listed on SafeSport’s disciplinary database with “permanent ineligibility” next to his name for “sexual misconduct and emotional misconduct” and the warning was subject to appeal, something that changed on December 22, where The firmness of the decision is already reflected.
Salazar, 63, is already serving a four-year suspension for anti-doping code violations. A ban is set to expire in September 2023, but SafeSport’s permanent ban makes any return to top-level coaching seem impossible for Salazar.