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With Ledecky off limits, brands seek out her coach

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 22 / 16

B ruce Gemmell , coach of Olympic gold-medal-winning swimmer Katie Ledecky , is close to announcing three endorsement deals but has turned down more because he felt the companies were really trying to get to his record-breaking protég&eac...

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