Minnesota transforming to Club

… Burns aims to craft a club program capable of competing against former Big Ten rivals. That’s already being done at schools such as Arizona State and Washington. …

Burns is working with the U’s RecWell department to keep the team’s training facility in Cooke Hall. He needs athletic department permission to use the equipment, and he is seeking approval from the Golden Gopher Fund and donors to use money previously donated for men’s gymnastics scholarships and support.

Alumni are getting involved, too. John Roethlisberger, a three-time NCAA all-around champion for the Gophers, is president of a new group called Friends of Minnesota Men’s Gymnastics. …

Coach sees opportunity as an era ends in Gophers men’s gymnastics

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