Oakland Swim Coach Hit with Allegations of Misconduct 

In at least four instances, Oakland Undercurrent coach Ben Sheppard allegedly sent inappropriate messages to young swimmers.

By most measures, Oakland swim coach Ben Sheppard was well-liked and well-respected. As the head coach of the Oakland Undercurrent swim team and the executive director of the Oakland Community Pools Project, he was held up as a hero for bringing the…

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