Nebraska Women’s Gymnastics Coach Dan Kendig Announces Retirement
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Nebraska Women’s Gymnastics Coach Dan Kendig Announces Retirement

October 16, 2018

Nebraska women's gymnastics coach Dan Kendig announced his retirement effective immediately on Tuesday.

“We thank Dan for his contributions to the Nebraska women’s gymnastics program over the past-quarter century and wish him well in the future,” Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos said in a press release.

Kendig was at the helm of the Nebraska women’s gymnastics program for 25 seasons. He led the Huskers to 14 conference titles and 12 Super Six Finals appearances. Kendig also coached 150 All-Americans and 12 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans during his time with Nebraska.

“I have had the great fortune of coaching at Nebraska for more than two decades and have cherished every moment of that time,” Kendig said in the release. “My greatest memories will be the opportunity to work with so many talented and high-achieving young women who have excelled in the gym, in the classroom and in the community. 

“I have worked with many great people at Nebraska and developed countless life-long friendships. I am proud of what we accomplished and have been blessed with great assistant coaches and student-athletes through the years. I want to thank the great people of Nebraska for the wonderful memories.”

Assistant Heather Brink will serve as the interim head coach for Nebraska during the 2018-19 season. She is a former NCAA all-around champion with the Huskers. Brink has been with Nebraska for eight seasons as an assistant coach, and has been the associate head coach for the past four seasons.

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