Eugene Wettstone

Eugene Wettstone, recognized as one of the leading gymnastics coaches in the U.S., was Penn State's coach from 1938 to 1976. He spearheaded the growth of gymnastics in the U.S. and has been instrumental in bringing international competition to this country. He was the U.S. Olympic team coach in 1948 and 1956. Among his many honors are the Swedish Ling (Gold) Award, The Blue Cross of Finland, and Helms Hall of Fame Coach of the Year. He has held many national offices.