NCGA News (most recent listed first)
Last Update: September 10th, 2003|
Mari-Rae Sopper partnership
Coaching positions filled
New NCGA Member
Sep 10th - The NCGA is happy to welcome back Jean DeLisle, former coach of UW-River Falls. Jean will be taking over the ranks at UW-Eau Claire.
Late last week, the NCGA executive committee officially invited Winona State University from Winona, MN to become a member of the NCGA. Winona is a Division II school but their gymnastics program is run in the Division III philosophy with no scholarships to their student-athletes. We are very happy and proud to welcome Winona this year. The team will be eligible to qualify to the 2004 NCGA Championships.
Aug 14th - Article on the Mari-Rae Fund and mention of the Celebrity Golf Tournament in the Daily Herald
Aug 11th - Partnership with the Mari-Rae Sopper Memorial Gymnastics Fund announced. Celebrity Golf fundraising event to benefit the NCGA planned. Please support this great cause, get out and play golf!
Aug 2nd - Kerrie Beach has resigned as the Head Coach at UW - Oshkosh in order to take an assistant coaching position at Bowling Green University. Indication are that her assistant, Nadalie Walsh will take over the position. The search continues to fill the position at UW - Eau Claire
July 23rd - Lisa McIntyre has resigned as the coach of the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire effective August 1st. Eau Claire will be searching for a new coach to take over a program that just enjoyed their best year ever in 2003. Nikki Pannone has resigned as the coach at Rhode Island College. Her assistant, Springfield College alum, Bob Nannig will take over as head coach of the Anchorwomen. Both coaches wish to spend more time with their newborns. The NCGA will greatly miss them both.
University of Wisconsin La Crosse THREE-PEATS! - Cortland's Lindsey Marranca wins the All-Around - GO
National Qualifiers and Information on Championships
March 8th - Rankings are IN - These are the FINAL Rankings heading into the Regional Competition.
This Week in the NCGA is back!
Please help us welcome the NEWEST addition to the NCGA Family
Melissa Stanton, the 2001 All-Around Champion and 2 time defending Bars Champion has opted to leave the NCGA and transfer to Division II Seattle Pacific University. Press Release.
New coach named at UW- Whitewater
Partial list of Level 9s and 10s joining the NCGA in the fall - here - Keep an eye out for the 2002-03 NCGA preview!
Please HELP us save GYMNASTICS
Calling all NCGA Alumnae
NCGA turns 20 in 2004
News Archives 2001-2002
Alina Marie McIntyre
Head coach of UW-Eau Claire, Lisa McIntyre gave birth to her first child on October 30th, 2002. The NCGA family welcomes Alina Marie McIntyre who was born at just under 4 lbs and 16 inches long. Congratulations to the McIntyres!
New NCGA coach!
Jennifer White, a 1997 graduate of Springfield College and former NCGA all-american gymnast (silver medalist on bars in 1996 and 1997) is now an NCGA coach. Jennifer has taken over the reins at UW-Whitewater after Wendy DeMore's departure. Wendy herself was an NCGA National Champion on bars in 1989 who did a fantastic job with the Warhawks program. This past year they were on the verge of qualifying to Nationals as a team for the first time since 1986. We wish Wendy lots of luck in her new career and welcome Jen back to the NCGA!
Looking for all NCGA Alumnae and Coaches
Over the years, the NCGA has lost many programs as Division III schools dissolved their gymnastics teams. Salem State, Bryn Mawr, Tarleton State, West Point and UW-Superior are just a few of the schools that have left their mark in the NCGA record books but no longer have a gymnastics program. We would like to try to reconnect with all of those alumnae and coaches. In fact, we would love to get a hold of anyone that was associated with the NCGA over the years in any way. All of us that have been with the NCGA for a number of years know that this is a very special Association and we believe that everyone holds some great memories about their time with the NCGA. Because of that, we would like to throw a big NCGA birthday party when the NCGA turns 20 in 2004. In order to do that, we need everyone's help in locating all members of the NCGA family. Please help us spread the word, and join our NCGA-Newsletter list by e-mailing our webmaster
NCGA 20th Anniversary Reunion
The NCGA ran it's first National Championships in 1984. It is quite unbelievable that we will be turning 20 years old soon. Rumors are starting to fly and plans are in the works for a possible NCGA 20th Anniversary Reunion sometime in the winter of 2004. We would like to invite as many alumnae and past coaches as possible, so we are asking for help in spreading the word. Dig up your old teammate's addresses and get in touch with them. I'm certain that there will be a lot to talk about and remember. You may not believe how far the NCGA has come along in the last 5 years and we would like to give everyone an opportunity to get involved in this Association that we are so proud of. Let's throw a party and get back in touch with those wonderful friends we made in the NCGA. Keep checking back here for updates, or join our NCGA-Newsletter list by contacting our webmaster