John Geddert. Courtesy John Geddert Facebook. Geddert had been linked to Nassar, who was accused ofual abuse by more than gymnasts. A number of the alleged incidents are said to have .”John Geddert was not just any gymnastics coach,” said John Manly, an Orange County attorney who represents four members of the Olympic team. ” He was the head coach for the Olympic .John Geddert, who coached the US Olympic women’s gymnastics team, was found dead Thursday after being charged with felonies in connection with the abuse of young gymnasts, Michigan .John Manly, a lawyer for victims of Mr. Geddert and Mr. Nassar, said the human trafficking charges could deter other coaches from abusing, or continuing to abuse, their athletes..