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: 203123


Current Status:

In accordance with the Notice of Decision letter issued by the US Center for SafeSport on November 1, 2021, Roman Potapov (USATT Member Number 203123) has successfully fulfilled a portion of the sanction requirement(s) assessed against him. Accordingly, Mr. Potapov is eligible to participate in USATT sanctioned table tennis activities and at USATT Member Clubs on a probationary status, which will last for one year, until January 25, 2023, as follows:



Mr. Potapov is put on notice that, should he be alleged to have engaged in any violations of the SafeSport Code during his probationary period, his actions may be presumed an intentional violation of the Code and may prompt additional disciplinary action including, but not limited to, a revocation of probation and reconsideration of sanctions.


Name: John Acebu
Member ID: NA

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.