Men’s NCAA struggle for survival

Will Graves interviewed Justin Spring, Mike Burns, Shane Wiskus, and many others putting together an article before the end of the College season.

Iowa dropped Men’s Gymnastics.

Two months later, Minnesota dropped the men’s team.

The losses will leave just five men’s gymnastics programs in the Big Ten and just 11 at the Division I level overall, not including the three service academies.

And it leaves the USA Gymnastics men’s program in the precarious position of trying to reclaim a spot among the world’s elite while dealing with a diminishing talent base.

There are 11,000 boys or men enrolled in USA Gymnastics, down from over 13,000 in 2007. With only 6.3 scholarships available per school at Division I …

Football and men’s basketball pay a massive chunk of the bills. Athletic directors are increasingly concerned about what the shifting economics mean to Olympic sports. Nearly 80% of the 558 U.S. athletes at the Rio Games in 2016 came out of an American college program. …

Olympic Gold: Men’s Gymnastics Struggling to Survive

 Minnesota will host the 2021 NCAA National Collegiate Men’s Gymnastics Championships on April 16-17.

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

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