Dave Scott-Thomas gets lifetime coaching ban
Athletics Canada introduced as of late that former University of Guelph and Team Canada trainer Dave Scott-Thomas has won a lifetime coaching ban. Scott-Thomas used to be fired via Guelph in December 2019, and in February, The Globe and Mail printed a tale on Megan Brown, a former Guelph runner, who alleged she had persevered sexual and emotional abuse via the trainer.
Office of the Commissioner Issues Lifetime Ban to David Scott-Thomas https://t.co/wgJ8dsL78r
— Athletics Canada (@AthleticsCanada) March 25, 2020
The commentary issued via Office of the Athletics Canada Commissioner lays out the main points of Scott-Thomas’s ban: he’s banned for lifestyles from coaching any Athletics Canada contributors or any contributors of any affiliated membership or associations, and he moreover is barred from Athletics Canada amenities, and he won’t attend or take part in any Athletics Canada occasions or competitions for 5 years, except for occasions by which his youngsters or speedy circle of relatives are registered individuals.
After the five-year duration is up, Scott-Thomas can be authorised to wait Athletics Canada competitions as a spectator most effective. He can’t trainer any athletes, nor get admission to the observe, coaching or warmup spaces at any competitions. If commits any of those infractions, he’s going to obtain an automated lifetime ban from attending any long term occasions, whether or not his circle of relatives is considering them or no longer.