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Wednesday, 08 September 2010 10:49

W&M adds Tim Rivera to Coaching Staff

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Tim Rivera has been named Assistant Coach for the William and Mary women's team.  Rivera has collegiate coaching experience from various NCAA programs.

W&M Announcement

Tuesday, 07 September 2010 20:12

2010-2011: Michigan (W) Adds Two More to Incoming Class

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Michigan has announced the addition of Rheema Zakharia and Kristin Nagle to the roster.  Zakharia was an earlier Michigan commit who was expected to sign last Fall but apparently did not sign in time for that release.  Nagle is a L10 Regional qualifier who trained at Farmington Gymnastics.  At the 2009 Region V L9 Regionals, she placed 1st on FX.   

Link:  UM Release

Link:  Nagle on Vault  Bars  Beam  Floor

Tuesday, 07 September 2010 20:09

NU (M) Hires Robinson as an Assistant Coach

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Nebraska has announced the hiring of former Husker athlete John Robinson as an assistant on the Men's team.  The 2010 NU grad replaces Phil Cahoy, Sr.

Link:  NU Release

Sunday, 05 September 2010 13:46

Pan Am EF Results

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Results from the Pan Am Championships Event Finals. 

Link to scores

Saturday, 04 September 2010 04:46

Pan Am AA Results

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Kayla Ross and Sabrina Vega of the US finished first and second in the All Around competition at the Pan Am Championships.  Former DU athlete Jessica Lopez finished third.  Stanford's incoming freshman Kristina Vaculik finished sixth.

International Gymnast Magazine article

USA Gymnastics has agreed to sanction the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association, providing a respected National Governing body for the fledgling sport derived from competitive cheer.  The NCATA intends to pursue "emerging sports" status with the NCAA next spring.  The lack of a governing association and a standard set of rules were among the evidence cited when a federal judged ruled against Quinnippiac's attempt to cut its women's volleyball squad, and the subsequent conversion of its existing cheer squad to a competitive team (to meet Title IX requirements). 

What do you think?  Voice your opinion in our Poll of the Week on the front page of the site. 

Link:  USA Gymnastics Announcement 

Friday, 03 September 2010 04:33

Marissa King Named to England's Commonwealth Team

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UF sophomore Marissa King earned a spot on England's Commonwealth Games team and she will compete in India in October.

UF Announcement

Wednesday, 01 September 2010 21:15

2010-2011: Gray Signed with Illinois State

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Elise Gray signed with Illinois State and is on the 2010-2011 roster, according to a site submission.  Gray is a L10 who trained at IGI. She placed 26th AA at the 2009 Region V L10 Regionals, after placing 8th AA in 2008. 

You can see her site profile here

Wednesday, 01 September 2010 08:51

Auburn Retains Hettinger as Assistant

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AU assistant Kurt Hettinger will remain with the Tiger program, according to a school release.  AU recently hired Jeff Graba as their new head coach.

Link:  AU Release

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 15:45

WMU Adds Two Transfers

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Western Michigan has announced that two transfers have joined the squad.  Caitlin Sullivan competed for Alabama her frosh year and is expected to anchor the WMU beam lineup.  She will have three years remaining.  Taylor Zondervan transfers from Michigan and will have one season of eligibility remaining.  She originally started at OU. 

Link:  WMU Release

Monday, 30 August 2010 12:09

NCAA Women's Code Modifications for 2010-2011

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The NCAA Code Modifications for 2010-2011 are now available at the Judge's web site.  As always, the NCAA Code Modfications can be impacted by changes to the underlying JO Code, effective through November 2010.  So far, the changes described in the document, as they compare to last season, appear to be neglible and won't have an impact on routine construction.       

Be sure to vote in the latest site poll on which skill you think the NCAA should devalue in the next update. 

Link:  Code Modifications

Friday, 27 August 2010 21:29

2011-2012: Fechter to Washington

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McKenzie Fechter has committed to Washington for 2011-2012, according to the athlete and her official web site.  Fechter currently trains as L10 at M&M Gymnastics in Wisconsin, after four years at KGDC.  She was an international elite qualifier for two years.

Link: Official Web Site and YouTube.com Channel

Friday, 27 August 2010 12:22

CMU Names Lor as Assistant

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CMU has added Huneth Lor as an assistant coach.  Lor is a former competitor and 2009 grad at Michigan.

Link:  CMU Release 

Friday, 27 August 2010 12:06

2011-2012: Podlucky to Washington

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Madison Podlucky has committed to Washington for 2011-2012, according to her family.  Podlucky is a L10 who trains at the Auburn Gymnastics Center.  At the 2010 L10 Nationals, she finished 42nd AA in the Sr. A group.  She was 33rd AA at Nationals in 2009.

Link:  YouTube.com Channel

Thursday, 26 August 2010 08:21

McNeill Named Men's Head Coach at Cal

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Former Cal great Tim McNeill has been hired as the Head Coach at Cal, according to a school release.  He graduated from Cal in 2008 and has been training as a member of the US National Team. 

Link:  Cal Release

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