Courtesy of USA Gymnastics
ORLANDO, Fla., June 26, 2014 — The USA Gymnastics for All Nationals concluded recently after a successful four days of competition and performances for all 418 participants in Orlando, Fla. The event officially began with the Opening Ceremonies at the Premium Theater at Disney Hollywood Studios with performances of GymFest routines and the March of Teams.Read More
Release Courtesy of Oregon Athletics
EUGENE, Ore. — Chelsea (White) Shaw has been named head acrobatics and tumbling coach at the University of Oregon, Director of Athletics Rob Mullens announced Thursday. A former student-athlete at UO, where she was part of the Ducks’ first two National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) national championships, Shaw returns to Eugene after a successful head coaching debut at Gannon University in 2014.Read More
WACO, Texas - Felecia Mulkey, after guiding the Oregon Ducks to four consecutive National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) national championships in five seasons as the Ducks’ head coach, has accepted the head coaching job at Baylor University, athletic director Ian McCaw announced Tuesday.Read More
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2014 NCATA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
2014 NCATA National Champions – Oregon University Photo by Holly Magnuson
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#1 Oregon def. #2 Azusa Pacific, 290.825-262.800
Oregon Recap – Asuza Pacific Recap
MEQUON, Wis. – Concordia University Wisconsin Director of Athletics Dr. Rob Barnhill has announced the addition of Acrobatics and Tumbling, the University’s 24th sport with a competitive championship. A nationwide search for the program’s head coach will begin immediately.
CUW is expected to begin its first season of competition during the spring of 2015 with an approximate roster of 30-40 student-athletes. The official competition season is February-April. The Falcons will become the 12th school to sponsor the emerging sport, in association with the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association. They join three-time defending national champion University of Oregon, Alderson-Broaddus College (W.Va.), Adrian College (Mich.), Azusa Pacific University (Calif.), Baylor University (Texas), Fairmont State University (W.Va.), Gannon University (Pa.), Hawai’i Pacific University, King College (Tenn.), and Quinnipiac University (Conn).
“I am excited about the addition of Acrobatics & Tumbling to our sport offerings here at CUW,” Barnhill said. “This is an emerging sport that comes with the support of USA Gymnastics and will provide many young women the opportunity to pursue their passion while obtaining a great degree. To get in on the ground floor of such an exciting sport will further separate CUW amongst our peers and will enhance the campus community.”
Acrobatics and Tumbling is a derivative of the balance and grace of …Read More