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icon05/05/2017 - 2017 Summer Business Meeting

Here is the annual Summer Business Meeting Info.

icon05/05/2017 - Put Your Invitational on the Calendar

icon03/15/2017 - Regional Checklist

Here is you check list for Regional entries.

icon03/14/2017 - State Meet Bid Process

Bidding is now open for the 2018 State Meets. The Optional Level State Championships will be on the weekend of March 17-18, 2018 and the Level 4 - 7 North/South State Championships will be on March 24-25, 2018. Please select the appropriate bid form below:

Optional Level State

Level 4 - 7 North/South State

icon03/10/2017 - Vote for Bill Foster Award and Judge of the Year

Vote now for the Bill Foster Award and Judge of the Year!

icon03/07/2017 - 2016-2017 R & P

icon02/24/2017 - 2017 Senior Awards

If you have a graduating Senior. please fill out this form by 3/8/2017.

icon05/03/2016 - Texas Gymnastics Loses a Legend

Once, there were giants in the land.....

Texas Gymnastics mourns the passing of one of the giants of our sport, Coach Emil Milan-the Father of Texas High School Gymnastics. This past weekend was the 50th Anniversary of the Texas High School Gymnastics Championships. A meet that has been called "The most exciting gymnastics meet on Earth".

Emil Milan had passion and a dream. He began the Texas State High School Championships in 1967. There were 40 total competitors. Today Texas High School Association is the largest in the country with over 1,000 high school student athletes participating in men's and women's gymnastics statewide.

Emil Milan had so looked forward to attending on this great occasion of its 50th Anniversary, but fell sick two days before the start of the Championships. Emil had Gall Stones removed on Tuesday, and then his Gall Bladder removed on Wednesday. Unfortunately some complications post surgery kept him in the ICU afterwards. Coach Milan took a turn for the worst last Sunday night and Monday morning around 5AM, he passed away-just hours following the conclusion of the 50th State High School Championships.

Emil was an Icon in Texas Gymnastics. His L.D. Bell Men's Team won 14 State Championship Titles in his 25 year coaching career at the school-an unparalleled accomplishment in any sport. His passion for the sport influenced thousands who continue to share that passion. Many of his gymnastics students were collegiate gymnasts, gymnastics instructors, coaches in high school, judges, meet directors, gymnastics equipment manufacturers, gym club owners, teachers, gymnastics clinicians, administrators on many gymnastics boards and the list goes on. He began the Texas High School Gymnastics Coaches Association, The Texas Gymnastics Judging Associations and was instrumental in forming the Gymnastics Association of Texas. His leadership and vision has made Texas one of the largest and most influential gymnastics communities in the USA.

Emil Milan's family, grew up in the American Sokol Gymnastics organization. A family organization. His inspiration came from Sokol to share the enthusiasm for our sport with others, like a family would share.

In Texas, we take great pride in saying that that family spirit and cohesion continues to exist in our gymnastics community to a greater degree than anywhere else in the nation. Why? Because this giant of a man has cast the long shadow of his vision, integrity, and love for the sport and all its participants across the vast landscape of Texas gymnastics for all time. We are all honored and proud to stand in that shadow of greatness. He will be remembered for what he has contributed to our sport. Even more, Emil will be remembered for the remarkably kind friend, wise mentor and inspiration he has been to so many athletes, parents, fellow teachers and coaches in this sport.

On behalf of the entire Texas gymnastics community we extend our prayers and deepest condolences to the family and friends of Coach Emil Milan. Rest in Peace Coach! We all miss you greatly.