Hamline is an NCAA Division III team that doesn’t get much Press.
But their coach, Doug Byrnes, is one of my favourite clinicians. Great guy. Excellent people skills.
A local paper posted a feature on his 20 year career.
In 1989 Hamline Gymnastics founder Mary Jane Olson asked Coach Byrnes if he wanted to work at Hamline. Byrnes declined. After Olson asked him four more times, Byrnes agreed to work Saturdays as a spotter for the team.
He’s never left. …