Who is John Geddert? John Geddert Bio/Wiki
John Gerald Geddert aka John Geddert was an American artistic gymnastics coach who was the head of the 2012 U.S. Women’s Olympic Team Gold Medal and the frequent coach of team member Jordyn Wieber. After being embroiled in the USA Gymnastics s*x assault scandal based on his long-time associate Larry Nassar, he retired when suspended by USA Gymnastics in 2018. He was born on December 21, 1957, December 21, 1957, in Michigan, U.S.
A day after being charged with physical, psychological, and sexual assault, Geddert died by suicide in 2021.
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He was 63 years old.
Kathryn Irene is the wife of John Geddert.
Geddert was the head coach at the Great Lakes Gymnastics Club in Lansing, Michigan, from 1984, where he worked with Larry Nassar for the first time.
Geddert was elected Male Coach of the Year for the Gymnastic Federation of the United States in Michigan in 1988.
In 1990 and 1991, he received the Federation’s Regional Coach of the Year award. Later, he was shot by the Great Lakes Gymnastics Team.
Geddert founded the Twistars USA Gymnastics Club in Dimondale in 1996. The club has a back room, where young female athletes were routinely treated and sexually molested by Nassar.
In 2018, in the aftermath of the Nassar s*x harassment scandal, Geddert turned over ownership and management of the gym to his wife, Kathryn.
Found Dead (Death Cause Details)
On February 25, 2021, at a rest area off Interstate 96 in Grand Ledge, Michigan, Geddert committed suicide by self-inflicted gunshot injury. This occurred just hours after he was convicted of 24 felony offenses.
During a violent crime investigation, Geddert faced 14 charges of human trafficking-forced labor resulting in injury, six counts of human trafficking of a minor for forced labor, and one count each of continued criminal enterprise, first-degree criminal sexual behavior, second-degree criminal sexual behavior, and lying to a police officer.
🇺🇸 Former US Olympics gymnastics coach John Geddert dies by suicide, hours after he was charged with human trafficking and abuse of athletes in his care
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BREAKING: John Geddert, after being charged with 24 counts, killed himself Thursday afternoon, the Attorney General’s office confirmed. in a statement.
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