Stephen D. Steve Penny, Jr. (born in 1964) is an American Businessman, Sports Administrator, and Former CEO of USA Gymnastics. He also remained the President of USA Gymnastics from April 4, 2005, to March 16, 2017. Furthermore, the businessman started his career as the Senior Vice President in 1999.
His key responsibilities were to oversee the marketing, sponsorship, event operations, television, and communications. Moreover, Penny was also the manager of World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in 2003.
In addition, Steve accused of ignoring the sexual abuse of female minor gymnasts by the Dominique Moceanu (former Olympic gymnast). Later, Moceanu demanded his resignation from the CEO and President post. He testified that USA Gymnastics rarely forwarded allegations of child abuse to police. Also, they simply concern about not damaging a coach’s reputation.
The USA Gymnastics also dismissed complaints unless they were signed by an alleged abuse victim or a victim’s parent. The officials of the company violated Indiana state law by not reporting abuse allegations. Later Penny was then resigned from his position.
On October 17, 2018, the United State Marshals Smoky Mountains Fugitive Task Force arrested Steve when he was with wife and children during holidays. According to the sources, he accused of tampering the evidence during the investigation of sexual assaults against Dr. Nassar.
Wiki, Age, Parents & Early Life
The businessman was born in 1964 in Washington, USA. Therefore, Steve Penny’s age is Fifty-four (54) years old, as of 2018. The information about his father and mother is not disclosed on the internet. But we will update you soon.
Furthermore, the sports administrator attended Mercer Island High School. Later, he graduated from The University of Washington in 1987. Penny used to play golf during his High School.
Moreover, he began his career as a marketing and promotions assistant for the Seattle Mariners. In 1989, Steve remained active with the Olympic Movement. The businessman also joined Turner Broadcasting as a research manager.
Mr. Penny is currently married to his wife “Beth Penny”. The couple also has three children which were born as triplets. Their names are Sarah, Ella, and Stephanie (April 1, 2018).
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Stephen D. "Steve" Penny, Jr.|
|Working As||1. Former CEO of USA Gymnastics.
3. Sports Administrator.
|Age||Fifty-four (54) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1964.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Washington, United States.|
|Citizenship||The United States.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Not Available.|
|Current Residence||Fishers, Indiana, USA.|
|Famous For||1. His involvement in the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal.
2. Recently arrested for tampering with Nassar evidence.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 98 Kg.
Pounds: 216 lbs.
|Biceps Size||15.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||42-36-38.|
|Shoe Size (US)||10.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Will update.
|Steve Penny Wife & Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not available.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Beth Penny.|
|Children||Triplets: Sarah, Ella, and Stephanie.|
|School||Mercer Island High School.|
|College/University||The University of Washington.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Hanks.
Actress: Charlize Theron.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Listening to music, Reading, and Traveling.
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|Steve Penny Net worth|
|Net Asset||Approx. $1.8 million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Steve Penny
- In 1991, Penny became the director of media and public relations for USA Cycling.
- Later, the businessman continued as a managing director of the United States Cycling Federation.
- Wealth & Money Stats: The estimated Net worth of Steve Penny is $1.8 million US Dollar. His current salary is about $485,085 USD.
- Furthermore, Penny left USA Cycling to work as the Vice President of Bob Walsh Enterprises in 1996.
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- Penny also accused that he commanded the removal of the documents from the Karolyi Ranch.
- That evidence was related to the activities of Nassar.
- In fact, he faces a punishment of 2 to 10 years in prison and up to a $10000 fine.