Kerry Perry quits as president of scandal-hit USA Gymnastics
September 5, 2018
USA Gymnastics turned to an outsider when it tasked Kerry Perry to steer the embattled organization through the fallout of the Larry Nassar scandal.
Perry, who had no background in the sport when she was hired as president and CEO last November, stressed her focus would be "on creating an environment of empowerment where all have a strong voice and we are dedicated every single day to athlete safety."
Yet too often during her nine months on the job — a brief tenure that ended Tuesday when Perry resigned amid pressure from the United States Olympic Committee — it was Perry's voice that w...