Associate Head Coach
Rich Stenger will be finishing his sixth year with the University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team, as well as, coaching optional and elite level gymnasts at Twin City Twisters. In his first year with Minnesota, Stenger helped lead the program to earning a seed to the NCAA Regional Championships, the fourth straight year for Minnesota. In 2017, he helped the Gophers advance to the NCAA Regional Championships and in 2016, he helped the Gophers advance to the NCAA National Championships and helped lead Lindsay Mable to being named to the First Team Regular Season All-American compete at the NCAA Qualifier, being named the 2014 Big Ten Gymnast of the Year, North Central Gymnast of the Year, and named as a Honda Award Nominee.
During his time with the Twisters, he has coached two Elite National Team members, five Junior Olympic National All-Around champions, 15 Junior Olympic National Team members, and served as a technician for numerous high performance and collegiate camps.
Stenger oversees the bar team, is the main spotter, coordinates club outreach, organizes strength and conditioning for the team, and leads recruiting efforts. Stenger will help with administrative duties, as well as, coaching bars, and spotting during camp.