Nebraska (W) Head Coach Dan Kendig has announced his retirement, effective immediately. After the sudden departure, Associate Head Coach Heather Brink will step into the role of Interim Head Coach.
According to the Omaha-World Herald, the NU Athletic department has said the sudden move is NOT related to a student-athlete welfare issue. Brink also declined to comment until she has spoken with the team, who are on their fall break.
Link: NU Release
Ava Siegfeldt from World Class Gymanstics has committed to OU. Last season she won her state vault, beam and AA titles. She picked up vault and floor titles at regionals and she placed 11th AA at JOs. She competed as a Junior Elite at the American Classic (29th AA), the US Classic (21st AA).
Shallon Olsen has been named to Canada's team and will compete at the World Championships later this month.
Sierra Bauman from Connecticutt Gymnastics Academy has committed to UNH. She was the 2018 regional floor champ and her 2nd place finish there qualified her to JOs. At JOs she placed in the top 4 on vault and beam.
One of the most challenging parts of the recruiting process for the parent is letting your child or teen lead recruiting. The parent often fears their daughter will not be strong enough or advocate well enough to be recruited to college. I completely understand! Lets face it: they have never done anything like this before.