UNC's Derek Galvin will retire after 39 years as Head Coach at the program. Born in Ireland, he moved to the US at the age of 10 and competed for UNC before taking over as Head Coach in 1981. Assistant Marie Case Denick will be the interim Head Coach until a permanent replacement is named.
Sydney Smith from Capital Gymnastics is headed to Brockport. She placed 7th AA at the 2018 Eastern Championships. She competed at Level 10 in 2020, earning top 5 finishes at all of her meets.
Mia Rose Thackston will join the Temple 2020-21 incoming class. She trains at Capital Gymnastics National Training Center. She qualified to 2019 regionals and competed one event.
WVU has hired Zaakira Muhammad as an assistant coach. The former Mountaineer standout and All-American was an assistant at EMU last season. Prior to that, she was a graduate assistant at Temple.
Link: WVU Release
Alex Skocic, a L10 from Gymnastics World (OH), has committed to LIU for 2020-2021. In 2019, she finished 10th AA and 4th on FX at the Region V L10 Regionals. She was also 15th AA in 2018.
Addy De Jesus has committed to transfer to UCLA for next season, according to her Instagram. She'll be a junior. Earlier in May, she was dismissed from the Nebraska squad for a violation of team rules. Two of her former teammates are transferring to two other schools. UCLA has some 2020-2021 recruits, including Jordan Chiles, who have announced an intent to defer entry in order to train for the Olympics, leaving some potential gaps.
Brown will welcome eight newcomers for 2020-2021: Asta-Solilja Farrell, Charlotte Introcaso, Lauren Kramer, Ali Lowe, Paige Richter, Lara Swords, McKenna Weiner and Angela Xing. The commits of Farrell, Introcaso, Lowe, Richter and Weiner were covered previously.