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Safe Sport Sanctions

The U.S. Center for SafeSport maintains a Centralized Disciplinary Database as a resource designed to keep the public informed when individuals connected with the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Movements, including US Equestrian, are either subject to certain temporary restrictions pending investigation by the Center or are subject to certain sanctions after an investigation found them in violation of the SafeSport Code. To access the Centralized Disciplinary Database, go here https://uscenterforsafesport.org/response-and-resolution/centralized-disciplinary-database/

The following is a list of individuals who are prohibited from participating in any activities and competitions that USEF licenses, endorses, or sponsors, or whose participation is limited as listed below. Please see General Rule 703 for details on the regulations of suspended persons.

*Sanctioned individuals who are deceased are removed from this list after 90 days.


Banned

The following individuals have been permanently banned by the U.S. Center for SafeSport or USEF for violations of the SafeSport Code or Federation Rules.

Name City/State (Last Known) NGB Decision Date Start Date Violation(s) Sanction(s) Breed / Discipline
ACEBAL, KENNETH ALPHARETTA, GA Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Dressage
AGUEL, GEORGE AGOURA HILLS, CA Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Paso Fino
BACON, MICKEY PARKER, CO Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Morgan
BELLUOMINI, GABRIEL BAKERSFIELD, CA Equestrian 11/1/2019 11/1/2019 Sexual Misconduct - involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
BRONFMAN, CLARE DELANSON, NY Equestrian 10/1/2018 10/1/2018 Criminal Disposition Permanent Ineligibility Jumper
CAMACHO, RUBEN NOVELTY, OH Equestrian 6/13/2019 6/13/2019 Criminal Disposition Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
CATES, RANDALL EDMOND, OK Equestrian 2/26/2015 2/26/2015 Sexual Misc. Involving Minors Permanent Ineligibility Saddlebred
DUNCAN, BARRY WARRENTON, VA Equestrian 5/9/2018 5/9/2018 Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct Permanent Ineligibility Eventing
GAMBOA, JUAN LOXAHATCHEE, FL Equestrian 7/28/2021 7/28/2021 Sexual Misconduct with a Minor - Subject to Appeal Permanent Ineligibility Jumper
GIORGIO, JAMES BROAD BROOK, CT Equestrian 7/21/2018 7/21/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Morgan
GODSEY, PHIL TAYLORSVILLE, NC Equestrian 7/20/2018 7/20/2018 Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct Permanent Ineligibility Hackney/Roadster/Saddlebred
HEDIN, ROBERT GLENMOORE, PA Equestrian 3/12/2018 3/12/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Eventing
LINDSTEDT, JOHN SPENCER, MA Equestrian 4/2/2019 4/2/2019 Sexual Misconduct - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Jumper
LOBEL, BARRY BEDMINSTER, NJ Equestrian 4/28/2020 4/28/2020 Sexual Misconduct - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
MASLIN, CHUCK UNKOWN, NY Equestrian 8/2/2021 8/2/2021 Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct; Criminal Disposition - involving a minor Permanent Ineligibility
MILNE, STEVE CORONADO, CA Equestrian 6/12/2020 6/12/2020 Sexual Misconduct - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
MONETTI, JOHN SAINT JAMES, NY Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
MORRIS, GEORGE PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL Equestrian 8/5/2019 8/5/2019 Sexual Misconduct - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Jumper
NAVARRO, TOM ALDIE, VA Equestrian 12/19/2018 12/19/2018 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Jumper
REASON, GREG LOUISVILLE, KY Equestrian 11/22/2021 11/22/2021 Sexual Misconduct;Physical and Emotional Misconduct; Intimate Relationship Involving a Power Imbalance; Willful Tolerance; Abuse of Process Permanent Ineligibility Saddlebred
SILVA, JOSEPH SWANSEA, MA Equestrian 12/18/2018 12/18/2018 Criminal disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
STEEGE, MITCHELL STOW, MA Equestrian 11/12/2018 11/12/2018 Sexual Misconduct - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Hunter
SUTTON, CHAN BRUNSWICK, GA Equestrian 11/13/2018 11/13/2018 Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct Permanent Ineligibility SHRSP
ULMER, DONALD WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD Equestrian 1/10/2019 1/10/2019 Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor Permanent Ineligibility Arabian
WHEELER, GORDON "CAPPY" HARRODSBURG, KY Equestrian 8/2/2018 8/2/2018 Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct Permanent Ineligibility Saddlebred/Hackney/Hunter

Interim

The following individuals have been placed on an interim suspension by the U.S. Center for SafeSport pending the outcome of a formal investigation and final decision.

Name City/State (Last Known) NGB Decision Date Start Date End Date Violation(s) Sanction(s) Breed / Discipline
CAMPF, JEFF CANBY, OR Equestrian 10/4/2021 10/4/2021 Allegations of Misconduct Interim Suspension Jumper
LOMAN, DAVID BLUFFTON, SC Equestrian 5/24/2021 5/24/2021 Allegations of Misconduct Interim Suspension Hunter
MASTERS, DOUGLAS GEORGETOWN, KY Equestrian 2/25/2020 2/25/2020 Allegations of Misconduct Interim Suspension Jumper
MILINIK, PATRICIO STAMFORD, CT Equestrian 5/13/2020 5/13/2020 Allegations of Misconduct Interim Suspension Jumper
RAYMOND, ADRIENNE VANCOUVER, WA Equestrian 4/6/2021 4/6/2021 Allegations of Misconduct Interim Suspension Dressage
TRAURIG, MICHAEL PORTOLA VALLEY, CA Equestrian 10/19/2021 10/19/2021 Allegations of Misconduct Interim Suspension Jumper
WHITE, CHARLIE CALISTOGA, CA Equestrian 12/3/2021 12/3/2021 Allegations of Misconduct Interim Suspension Jumper

Suspensions

The following individuals have been sanctioned with a period of suspension by the U.S. Center for SafeSport or USEF for violations of the SafeSport Code or Federation Rules.

Name City/State (Last Known) NGB Decision Date Start Date End Date Violation(s) Sanction(s) Breed / Discipline
BARISONE, MICHAEL LONG VALLEY, NJ Equestrian 8/9/2019 8/9/2019 Criminal Disposition Ineligible Dressage
FELLERS, RICHARD R. OREGON CITY, OR Equestrian 7/16/2021 7/16/2021 Criminal Disposition - involving a minor; Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct. Jumper
FELLERS, SHELLEY OREGON CITY, OR Equestrian 4/28/2021 4/28/2021 2/9/2027 Abuse of Process, Retaliation, Failure to Report Suspension Jumper
HARRIES, DYLAN CYPRESS, TX Equestrian 4/17/2020 4/17/2020 Sexual Misconduct - involving Minor Ineligible Hunter
KEOGH, THOMAS COVENTRY, CT Equestrian 12/16/2019 12/16/2019 Criminal Disposition Ineligible Hunter
POLSTER, PAUL FISH CREEK, WI Equestrian 8/26/2021 8/26/2021 Criminal Disposition - Involving a Minor; Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct Saddlebred
REASON, NICOLE LOUISVILLE, KY Equestrian 11/22/2021 11/22/2021 11/21/2024 Physical Misconduct;Willful Tolerance; Failure to Report; Abuse of Process; Retaliation Suspension Saddlebred
SANCHEZ, ANTONIO PETALUMA, CA Equestrian 4/19/2021 4/19/2021 Criminal Disposition - Sexual Misconduct; Criminal Disposition - Involving Minor (Subject to Appea) Ineligible Arabian
SISUL, MICHAEL CAMPBELL, CA Equestrian 10/28/2021 10/28/2021 Criminal Disposition - Involving a Minor Suspension Vaulting

Restrictions

The U.S. Center for SafeSport or USEF has imposed restrictions on the following individuals until further notice.

Name City/State (Last Known) NGB Start Date Restrictions Breed / Discipline
PRETTYMAN, JAMES SYKESVILLE, MD Equestrian 2/10/2021 Travel / Lodging Restriction(s), Coaching / Training Restriction(s), Contact / Communication Limitation(s) Jumper
TATE, JR, WILLIAM CASTALIAN SPRINGS, TN Equestrian 5/27/2020 Travel / Lodging Restriction(s), No Unsupervised Coaching / Training, Contact / Communication Limitation(s) Jumper
VAN DER HEIDEN, ARIE CARLISLE, KY Equestrian 5/11/2020 No Unsupervised Coaching / Training, (s), Travel / Lodging Restriction(s), Contact / Communication Limitation(s) Jumper
WHITE, CHARLIE CALISTOGA, CA Equestrian 9/8/2021 Travel/Lodging Restriction(s), No unsupervised Coaching/Training Jumper
MANNING, JOHN SHELBURNE FALLS, MA Equestrian 12/18/2014 Limitation(s) on Participation Jumper