No public explanation why swim coach Dick Shoulberg out at GA

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Over four decades as a coach at Germantown Academy, Dick Shoulberg sent 16 swimmers to the Olympics, coached U.S. teams, entered two halls of fame, and won five national coaching awards.

On Wednesday, his voice cracked as he struggled to explain why he was abruptly removed from not just a job, but a prominent post in a sport that has defined him.

“I haven’t done anything wrong, other than being 741/2 and looking people in the eye and telling them, ‘You’re wrong,’ ” Shoulberg said in an interview.

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