Cleveland 19 Sports Director Tony Zarrella also learned two senior CSU athletic department officials also stepped down.
He also found out more than one athlete was disciplined by school officials.
At least one key member of the team is no longer listed on the roster and did not compete in the Horizon League Championship meet in Indianapolis in mid-February,
Cleveland State released a statement that reads: “In early February, allegations of drug use involving members of our men’s swimming and diving program were brought to our attention. Upon learning of these allegations we conducted an internal review, determined they had merit and acted promptly to address them. Head coach Paul Graham resigned immediately and two senior athletic department officials resigned from the program following our internal review. Members of the swim team who violated team rules were disciplined in accordance with university policy.”
Kevin Rapien is now listed as the team’s acting coach.