Teri McKeever, the first woman to serve as a U.S. Olympic swimming head coach, was put on paid administrative leave by Cal Berkeley amid an investigation into a report that 20 current or former Cal swimmers said McKeever verbally and emotionally bullied her swimmers.

“This afternoon, in a meeting I held with team members I shared this news and expressed our commitment to support them in any way we can going forward,” Cal Athletic Director Jim Knowltonsaid in a statement provided by the athletic department and first reported by the Orange County Register, which also reported the abuse allegations. Read More