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Florida Gymnast Alex McMurtry Advances to Finals of NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite Contest

Florida Gymnast Alex McMurtry Advances to Finals of NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite Contest

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   Florida Gator gymnast Alex McMurtry has advanced to the final round in the NCAA Elite 90 Fan Favorite contest!  Voting is open until 8 pm ET TODAY, Thursday, July 20th so please get your vote in NOW! Here’s the  link where you can vote (1x day): http://on.ncaa.com/Elite90 We’d love to hear about your ...

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Utah Gymnastics Adds Dockendorf As Volunteer Assistant Coach

Utah Gymnastics Adds Dockendorf As Volunteer Assistant Coach

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   Carly Dockendorf has joined the Utah gymnastics staff as a volunteer assistant coach. Dockendorf, who will serve as the team’s choreographer, comes to Utah after six seasons at Seattle Pacific as an assistant gymnastics coach (2009, 2013-17) and three seasons as an assistant track and field coach (2010-12). Returning to the SPU gymnastics ...

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Final Four in Gymnastics? NCAA Says Yes…

Final Four in Gymnastics?  NCAA Says Yes…

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey  NCAA women’s gymnastics is giving us a run for the money this summer.  It has become hard to even keep up with all the coaching changes-not uncommon during these months, however the amount of head coaches leaving or changing positions has created a whirlwind of staff changes at many schools.  Now add to that ...

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3 Drills to Reduce Rib Flaring in Athletes

3 Drills to Reduce Rib Flaring in Athletes

Gymnastics News Network There are tons of reasons why an athlete may show a dramatic rib flare during many skills, whether in sports or during strength and conditioning. In a post I wrote a few months ago, I went pretty in-depth about what reasons could lead to somebody having some issues with overhead motion and replay. Hip and shoulder mobility ...

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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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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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Not Slowing Down – Whittenburg Getting Stronger With New Skill

Not Slowing Down – Whittenburg Getting Stronger With New Skill

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Donnell Whittenburg will turn 23 years old this August, but he is not slowing down! After the devastation of only becoming an alternate for the 2016 Olympics, Whittenburg has hit this year with goals set high and ready to accomplish his plans. One goal Whittenburg has checked off his goal list is the ability ...

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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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Weightlifting for Gymnasts, and Gymnastics for Weightlifters – Episode #9 of the Vaughn Weightlifting Podacast

Weightlifting for Gymnasts, and Gymnastics for Weightlifters – Episode #9 of the Vaughn Weightlifting Podacast

Gymnastics News Network Today I’m really excited to share an episode of the Vaughn Weightlifting Podcast that I was fortunate to be asked on. Chad Vaughn is a 2x Olympian in the Sport of Weightlifting (2004 and 2008), is one of the coaches at Power Monkey I get to spend a ton of time with, and is someone I am ...

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Gymnastics Coach Banned In Romania For Abuse Faces Abuse Allegations In The USA

Gymnastics Coach Banned In Romania For Abuse Faces Abuse Allegations In The USA

Gymnastics News Network -Posted by Brandon Chaney Recently GNN added a tip line to our website. We wanted to give people in the community a voice. We knew there were still victims out there. We also knew that parents and coaches were eager to make sure gymnastics stayed a safe sport. What we quickly realized as tip after tip came in, there ...

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