Three Gymnasts Balancing on Each Other
- Three Gymnasts Balancing on Each Other
A photograph of Three gymnasts from the men's gymnastics team at Springfield College. The gymnast at the top is standing on the middle gymnasts shoulders with his arms straight out to the sides. The gymnast in the middle is sitting on the bottom gymnasts shoulders with his arms straight out to the side. The gymnast at the bottom is standing with him legs slightly apart with his arms straight out to the side balancing the other two on top of him.
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The history of Gymnastics at Springfield College goes all the way back to nearly the founding of Springfield College in 1885. Dr. James Naismith, the creator of Basketball, was an early SC Gymnast. Leslie Judd, widely considered a father of modern Gymnastics, was head coach for many years. In 1955, Frank Wolcott began coaching the men’s gymnastics team at Springfield College. Bob Cargill followed up Wolcott and coached the team for 1 season from 1981-1982. The team was then coached by Steve Posner, who remains as the head coach today. He has coached the team for 30 seasons and has an overall record of 137 wins and 206 losses. During the 1990-1991 season, Eric Weiskopf took over as head coach and Posner returned during the 1991-1992 season.
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