N.J. gymnastics coach Maggie Haney, Olympian Laurie Hernandez’s ex-trainer, suspended 8 years

The New York Timesreports U.S.A Gymnastics has suspended Maggie Haney, a New Jersey-based coach who trained 2016 Olympic gold medalistand Old Bridge native Laurie Hernandez.According to the report, Haney received an eight-year ban after being accused of “verbally abusing and mistreating athletes.”The accusations against Haney, which included forcing athletes to train through injuries, were laid out in U.S.A. Gymnastics documents and interviews with two people with knowledge of the hearing. The suspension was confirmed by the federation in a statement on Wednesday night.Per the report, the 42-y…

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