UAA has announced a decision to terminate Gymnastics, Men's Hockey and men's and women's skiing after this current season. The decision must be ratified by the Board of Regents in their September meeting. A period of public comment is available, and the team is organizing actions to protest the decision.
Each summer, we run a survey of all the scholarship-granting women's programs, to gauge the number of available scholarships for the next several years at each program. The initial results are posted in the the commits section. Coaches' please check your inbox for a survey or contact the site if you did not receive one.
Dutch National Team member Mara Titarsolej has committed to LIU for 2020-2021. The soon to be (Auguest) 21 year old competed for the Netherlands at the 2016 Europeans and 2015 Worlds but took some time off from the sport during the last quad. She finished 6th AA, 5th on BB and 5th on FX at the 2019 Dutch Championships.
Mya Lauzon, a L10 from Metropolitain, has apparently switched her commitment to Cal. Her club originally reported her as committed to Minnesota.
Link: USAGym Bio
Utah State has promoted assistant Erik Lewis to the position of associate Head Coach, as announced by Head Coach Amy Smith.
Link: USU Release
Tanya Ho has stepped down after three season as Head Coach at Alaska-Anchorage. Assistant Alina Cartwright was also removed from the roster.
Graduation has completed throughout the country. Congratulations to all the graduates! Here's a look at the graduation losses at each squad in the final 2020 Top 16, based on the 2020 Final national finish.
Arkansas has elevated Catelyn Orel as a regular assistant coach. She was an interim assistant coach last season.
Allie Murphy has committed to LIU for 2020-2021. The L10 trains at Yellow Jackets.
The NCAA is considering legislation that would reduce the number of sports schools need to sponsor to qualify for Division I status. This would enable schools to further cut collegiate sports, in particular non-revenue Olympic sports. The Intercollegiate Coach Association Coalition has started a petition. Please consider signing it today.
According to the coalition: "If the NCAA grants a waiver allowing for a reduction of the number of sports sponsorships for Division 1 qualification it would be a devastating, permanent blow to college athletes and forever alter the fabric of university life."
Link: Save College Sports Site
Link: Charge.org Petition