2005 - GYMNASTICS
Pioneer in WPIAL and PIAA Gymnastics.
Founder of the Big Beaver Falls School Gymnastics in 1966, in 1969, the
Beaver County Invitational in 1970 and the MAC (Tri-county) Tournament
1973. Coached the first MAC team Championship, All-Around Champion in
1973 and the first PIAA girl qualifier from Beaver County 1975.
In 1977 Lynn coached the first WPIAL All Around Girls Champion Gymnast
Beaver County and MAC, Girls Team Champions, Girls PIAA Champion un-even
Bars, First Girls PIAA Team Champions.
- First Girls Gymnastic Coach to receive Pennsylvania Sports Hall of
Fame Coaches Award 1977-1978 (Western chapter)
- Who's Who in United States Gymnastics (USGF) 1977.
- Team Championships, MAC, 1973, five section championships, 1974-1979,
undefeated WPIAL Champions, 1977 & 1978, WPIAL Runner-up, 1976 & 1979,
undefeated PIAA. Champions, 1977 & 1978 (AA school competing against AAA
& AAAA schools).
All-Time winning Gymnastic Coach at Beaver Falls, career record, 74-4
for a winning percentage of .967. Six undefeated seasons. AlL-Time
school records, 5 consecutive undefeated seasons, five consecutive
section championships and never lost a home meet. Coached 9 District and
2 MAC individual Champions, 1 WPIAL champion, Two, 2 time runner-up.
One, three-time runner-up, 5 Regional Qualifiers. One PIAA Champion,
three time runner-up. One, three-time runner-up and four, 3 time
runner-up. Winningest Girls Gymnastic Coach of Beaver County and MAC,
1970-1980. 96.7% section Duals and 95% overall MAC / WPIAL/ PIAA winning
Burgettstown Area Swimming & Diving Champion, 1950's. 4-year letterman,
Gymnastics at Slippery Rock College, Physical Fitness Champion, B.S.
Physical Education/Health/Safety. ME Degree, Penn State, Beaver Campus.
Gymnastic and Physical Fitness Instructor, Steubenville University,