Temple (W) has named Josh Nilson as their new Head Coach. He had spent last season as an assistant at Air Force. Prior to Air Force, he was briefly named Head Coach at EMU as well as a co-interim Head Coach at PSU (where he was also an assistant). Prior to that he was an assistant at USU and at TWU.
Rutgers has announced the hiring of Anastasia Halbig and Michael Rosso as assistants. Halbig is a former RU athlete and Temple graduate assistant. Rosso is a Rutgers grad as well and was a former Temple assistant under near Rutgers Head Coach Umme Salim-Beasley. Rosso's brother Ralph is an assistant at Washington.
Link: RU Release
Ella Hodges from Gymnastics and More has committed to Ohio State. She is a 2018 state beam champ. Her 2nd place finish at regionals qualified her to JOs and she finished 50thAA.
Jordan Hand from Sun Country Sports has committed to West Virginia. She qualified to regionals in 2017. She competed one event at her 2018 state meet and missed the rest of the championship season.
Jacey Vore from JPAC has committed to Arkansas. Her 2018 was highlighted by a 2nd place finish at the Nastia Liukin Cup. She placed 1st on bars, floor and the all around at her state meet. Her 4th place finish at regionals propelled her to JOs and a 23rd place finish.
Sophia Leblanc from the Massachusetts Gymnastics Center has committed to Maryland. Her 5th place regional finish qualified her to the 2018 JOs where she finished 48thAA
Kaitlyn Lyle from Airborne Gymnastics has committed to UC Davis. Last season she finished 1st on bars, beam and floor and 3rd AA at her NorCal meet. She placed 1st on bars and beam and 5th AA at regionals. She finished her season with a 31st place finish at JOs.
Rayna Guggino from Tampa Bay Turners has committed to EMU. In the 2016 season, she competed to a 4th place finish at the L9 Eastern Championships. She earned mostly top 10 scores through the 2017 season, but her season ended prior to the post season.
Brenna Brooks, a L10 from WOGA, is heading to Washington a year early, after signing an NLI this week. Her original commit was covered in a prior news item.
Link: Vault Video
Gayla Griswold from Cypress Pointe Gymnastics has committed to Lindenwood. Last season she finished 1st on fx and 2nd AA at the Louisiana state meet and 4th AA at regionals. She finished 21st AA at JOs.