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University of Washington Picks Rosso As Assistant

University of Washington Picks Rosso As Assistant

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey  Head Coach Elise Ray announced that Ralph Rosso has been hired as an assistant coach at Washington.  Rosso brings with him coaching experience as an assistant at George Washington last season, as well as two seasons at Arizona State, as an assistant coach and interim head coach.  While at GW, Rosso helped the Colonials ...

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8 Important Gymnastics Training Take Aways from the U.K. Physical Preparation Masterclass

8 Important Gymnastics Training Take Aways from the U.K. Physical Preparation Masterclass

Gymnastics News Network This past weekend I had the great pleasure of joining Nick Ruddock of Nick Ruddock Gymnastics in the United Kingdom to guest speak at his Physical Preparation Masterclass. For those that are not familiar, Nick was the former Great Britan junior national team coach and has worked extensively on the elite/Olympic level of gymnastics as a coach and consultant ...

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Nadalie Walsh Named New Head Coach of Illinois

Nadalie Walsh Named New Head Coach of Illinois

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey Nadalie Walsh has been named as the head coach of the Fighting Illini women’s gymnastics program, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.  Walsh moves to Champaign-Urbana after four years at the helm of Utah State, where she guided the Aggies to four-consecutive NCAA Regional appearances. “We are pleased to welcome ...

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Pitt Gymnastics Hires Samantha Snider As New Head Coach!

Pitt Gymnastics Hires Samantha Snider As New Head Coach!

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The University of Pittsburgh has named Samantha Snider as the new Panther head coach! After 31 years as the head coach for the Panthers, Debbie Yohman stepped down, retiring from her long standing career in gymnastics.  Samantha Snider joins the Panther team after an eight year run working with the Arkansas Razorbacks Gymnastics team. The ...

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Utah Gymnastics Adds Robert Ladanyi As Assistant Coach

Utah Gymnastics Adds Robert Ladanyi As Assistant Coach

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Robert Ladanyi has accepted at the position of Assistant Coach for the Utah Utes. Ladanyi is a 12-year veteran coach of NCAA women’s gymnastics and also the former coach of the Romanian Junior National Team. His most recent position was that of an assistant coach at University of Denver and prior to that, he was ...

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Gymnasts Everywhere – Wear Pink On Friday In Support Of Maddison!

Gymnasts Everywhere – Wear Pink On Friday In Support Of Maddison!

Gymnastics News Network This beautiful gymnast from Classics Gymnastics has recently been diagnosed with cancer. Six short months ago, Maddison was a healthy and very active gymnast. Now she is ready to turn 8 years old on Friday and we are rallying the gymnastics community to ban together wearing pink in support of Maddison – praying for a miracle. Maddison has ...

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Is a Sixth Year of Eligibility Too Much For a College Gymnast?

Is a Sixth Year of Eligibility Too Much For a College Gymnast?

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   Recently an athlete at UCLA was awarded a sixth year of eligibility, the reasoning being that she had missed two seasons due to knee surgeries.  The athlete was gymnast Christine (Peng-Peng) Lee, who finished her career in April 2017-or so we all thought.  Lee is a decorated (and beloved) gymnast for the Bruins, ...

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Mizzou Gymnasts Ejected From Program In Record Numbers

Mizzou Gymnasts Ejected From Program In Record Numbers

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   Since Shannon Welker took over control of the Missouri gymnastics team beginning with the 2013-2014 season, eight Missouri gymnasts have left the team for non-injury concerns.   Missouri led the SEC in non-injury related departures in both the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 seasons, and has one of the highest rates in the SEC to date.  To be considered ...

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Georgia Head Gymnastics Coach & Volunteer Coach In Place

Georgia Head Gymnastics Coach & Volunteer Coach In Place

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey UGA J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Greg McGarity announced that former gymnast Courtney Kupets Carter has been named head gymnastics coach at her alma mater Georgia.  “Courtney was a remarkable gymnast and leader on a team that won four national championships,” said McGarity. “She knows the heritage of our program and what it ...

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Ohio State Gymnastics Joins the Shuffle as Fagan is Promoted

Ohio State Gymnastics Joins the Shuffle as Fagan is Promoted

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   Ohio State University women’s gymnastics head coach Carey Fagan has accepted a new position as the Ohio State Assistant Athletics Director for Sport Administration and Student-Athlete Well-Being.  “Carey brings a unique perspective to our leadership team with both experience as a student-athlete and a coach at the highest level,” Smith said. “This new ...

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