The Francis Allen Training Complex

The new Gymnastics facility at Nebraska was named in honour of legendary coach (and comedian) Francis Allen.

… involved with the Husker gymnastics program for nearly 50 consecutive years, lettering as a gymnast for three years (1962-64), serving as an assistant coach for five seasons (1965-69) and then leading the program as head coach for 40 seasons (1970-2009). …

Allen led the Huskers to eight NCAA team championships, including five consecutive titles from 1979 to 1983. …

Allen coached nine Olympians at Nebraska and served as the head coach of Team USA for the 1980 and 1992 Olympics …

Huskers Open Francis Allen Training Complex

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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