Township, julia rose 69 news.
>>a gymnastics coach at an elite training center in allentown is under investigation.
Arquette says it stems from an allegation from 25 years ago now an outside organization that handles athlete complaints says the coach can't be around minors without supervision wfmz jamie stover is that park it's tonight with what we know jamie.
>>one of the investigation centers around john home and he's been an elite girls coach here for more than 3 decades has also coached internationally he is still allowed to coach but he is not allowed to have unsupervised contact with minors while the investigation continues.
>>in a letter dated today addressed to families park hats co-founders bill and donna straus acknowledge a complaint against one of their longtime coaches while they do not name him.
The usa gymnastics website list john hohman as a member with restrictions.
He's not allowed to have unsupervised contact with minors but he is still allowed to coach.
In the letter parkhead says quote it is our understanding that the complaint stems from a training issue for many years back and we have retained counsel so that we can proactively look at all of our policies and procedures i 15 years as a gymnast park as jessica armstrong says she trained under home and i'm sad for it for john home and that that he's going through this process but at the same time.
I'm pleased to see that the safe sport.
Organization is providing a mechanism for athletes to come forward with allegations of.
>>of abuse to us center for safe sport was created in 2017.
>>it primarily handle sexually.
Scott duct allegations against individuals in us olympic and paralympic sports.
But investigate other complaints on a case by case basis.
>>we did try and get in touch with home and that we have not heard back we also reached out to the lehigh county district attorney's office