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A New Start

As we gradually find our way in this new era of collegiate men's gymnastics, there is a lot to reflect on and a lot to be excited about. Nearly 50 different classes of gymnasts have comprised the Temple University Men's Gymnastics team under coach Fred Turoff. We can proudly say we experienced his coaching and guidance first-hand.

Many of you know, men's gymnastics was separated from the TU athletic department in 2014.

So what are we going to do about it?......................................................

We will adapt, reformat and find the way to prevail. Thanks to Fred and many of the alumni from our TUMG family because we are here to stay and succeed.

As we head into this new start, we welcome former team member Jesse Kitzen-Abelson as our new head coach. He has already put together a board of dedicated alumni to help ensure the sustainability and growth of our team. Our program has been transforming lives since 1926 and we, as current team members, came to Temple to continue our gymnastics and take part in the kinds of transformations that our upperclassmen have undergone before us.

Thank you to Fred for taking us this far, we would not have been able to start adapting into this new era without him. This era of TUMG will require our members to work harder than before to be self-sustaining. Our image has changed and our visions are clearer than before. We are moving forward and we need you, our TUMG family, to be a part of this.

- The Boys of Temple U

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