Terry Gray, Former USA Gymnastics coach arrested
Terry Gray is a former USA Gymnastics coach for women’s national team, in Las Vegas from 2009 to 2015 and was suspended last year from coaching by the U.S.A. Gymnastics. Gray was arrested in Las Vegas on Friday, by sex crimes detectives according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, for multiple counts of lewdness with a minor under 14, according to The Orange County Register’s Scott Reid.
The Las Vegas Metro Police Department (LVMPD) said former US Gymnastics coach Terry Gray was charged with multiple chastity crimes with a minor.
The police department announced in a newsletter that 52-year-old Gray LVMPD was arrested by detectives from the Sex Offenses unit.
Gray worked as a gymnastic coach in Las Vegas between 2009 and 2015, and the police department said it was suspended by U.S. Gymnastics in 2019.
According to the record of coaches suspended and restricted on the US Gymnastics website, “no contact with any athletes approved by the US Gymnastics-approved event, member club, professional gymnastics or athletes related to US Gymnastics member clubs or events is not allowed”.
He is charged with 14 counts of charges with a child under the age of 14. These charges stemmed from allegedly occurring at Brown Gymnastics, a club that produces a number of US national team members in Las Vegas. Orange County Registration reported. The alleged events took place in 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2013.
There is a person who is familiar with the case, there are at least three alleged victims. The newspaper reported that the club’s coaches and employees cooperate with the police and are familiar with the investigation.
If convicted, Gray will face prison sentence for Clark County district lawyer Stephen B. Wolfson in New York Times in Nevada.
In Nevada, the accusation charge involves a victim being touched “to wake the victim or criminal, or to attract or please or please.”
According to The Register, Gray once worked under Cincinnati Gymnastics under Olympic team coach Mary Lee Tracy.
There, he coached Morgan White, who qualified at the Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000, but did not compete, and Alyssa Beckman, an alternative to the 2000 Olympic team.
Gray was suspended by the US SafeSport Center last year after an investigation into a minor sexual harassment. SafeSport was founded in 2017 and is investigating allegations of sexual abuse and sexual abuse for sport under the authority of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee.
It was temporarily suspended in June 2018, but according to The Register, Gray continued to coach female gymnasts at SCEGA Gymnastics in Temecula, California while the investigation was being conducted.
According to the newspaper, Gray’s presence in the California club during the investigation sparked anger and was mentioned in a Senate hearing in 2018.
Senator Jerry Moran, chairman of a Senate subcommittee who has been sexually abused in the U.S. Olympic sports, asked US Gymnastics president Kerry Perry about policies that allowed Gray to continue coaching in SCEGA.
US Gymnastics and SafeSport were contacted for comment.
In a press release, LVMPD said sex crime detectives are looking for “additional victims.”
“Anyone who has become a victim of Gray or is aware of his crimes is requested to contact the Sexual Assault Division at 702-828-3421,” the police department said. Said. They can remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at phone 702-385-5555 or at crimestooppersofnv.com.