In accordance with our commitment to Safesport, and creating a safe, social and positive environment, please see below the list of players who are actively suspended from playing or coaching by USA Table Tennis:

Member Name:                Andre Scott

Member ID:                      49583

Cause:                              Fraud

Effective Date:                  15-May-2015

Eligibility Date:                  16-May-2017*

Current Status:                 Membership Suspended

*conditional on meeting criteria of EGC Hearing Panel


Member Name:                Michael Douglas Hyatt

Member ID:                      54444

Cause:                              SafeSport – Sexual Misconduct (not involving a minor)

Effective Date:                  30-August-2015

Eligibility Date:                 1-September-2018 (playing), 1-September-2020 (Coaching)*

Current Status:                 Membership Suspended

*conditional on meeting criteria of SafeSport Hearing Panel


Member Name:                Roman Potapov

Member ID:                      203125

Cause:                              Allegations of Misconduct

Effective Date:                  Temporary Suspension Effective January 25, 2021

                                          Modified Temporary Suspension Effective February 3, 2021

Terms of Suspension:       Modified Temporary Suspension – Roman Potapov is prohibited

                                          from participating, in any capacity in any event, program, activity, 

                                          or competition authorized by, organized by, or under the auspices

                                          of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC),

                                          the National Governing Bodies recognized by the USOPC,

                                          including USA Table Tennis (USATT), a Local Affiliated Organization

                                          as defined by the SafeSport Code, including all USATT Member

                                          Clubs, any High Performance Management Organization (HPMO),

                                          or at a facility under the jurisdiction of the same.


Name:                             John Acebu

Member ID:                     NA

Cause:                            US Center for SafeSport Decision – May 6, 2021

                                       Violated the applicable policies, as outlined in the SafeSport Code for the 

                                       U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement, when he was charged with one 

                                       (1) count of Sexual Battery in Wake County, North Carolina. See Arrest Record 

                                       and Wake County District Court Record.

Effective Date:               US Center for SafeSport Decision – May 6, 2021

                                       Ineligible. Until further notice, beginning on May 6, 2021, 

                                       Respondent John Acebu is prohibited from participating, in any capacity, 

                                       in any event, program, activity, or competition authorized by, organized by,

                                       or under the auspices of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee 

                                       (USOPC), the National Governing Bodies recognized by the USOPC, 

                                       a Local Affiliated Organization as defined by the Code, or at a facility 

                                       under the jurisdiction of the same.