Newt: the father of Michigan gymnastics
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Published by Huron River Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


  • University of Michigan,
  • Gymnasticsl,
  • Gymnastics coaches,
  • Biography,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Colt Rosensweig
LC ClassificationsGV460.2.L65 R67 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25177569M
ISBN 109781932399288
LC Control Number2011052547

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Newt: The Father of Michigan Men's Gymnastics. 86 likes. Newt Loken, Michigan Men's Gymnastics Head Coach   Newt’s gymnasts became part of his family, striving for their best out of a love for their coach and pride in their school. When Newt retired in , many of his current and former gymnasts felt like they were losing their never stopped his involvement with Michigan gymnastics, though. He didn’t miss a home meet for 61 years. I'm a dog-training, atheist Michigan Wolverine, and author of the book NEWT: The Father of Michigan Men's Gymnastics. I've had two Doberman mixes, Angel () and Juno (), and this summer hope to add a purebred Doberman puppy to the family! He will have a very important job: learning to succeed Juno as my service dog.   Newt’s World Episode Election – Newt Answers Your Questions Speaker Gingrich gives you his insights on the outcome of the presidential election and why we should suspect voter fraud. He is joined by members of his Inner Circle club and answers their questions in a .

Newton C. Loken (Febru – J ) was an artistic gymnast and coach of gymnastics, trampolining and a member of the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's gymnastics team, Loken was NCAA all-around gymnastics champion in and the Big Ten Conference all-around champion in and He was the coach of the University of Michigan gymnastics . Newt Loken, 'father of Michigan men's gymnastics,' dies at age 92 By Staff Newt Loken, who coached the Michigan men's gymnastics team for 36 years, died of natural causes at a retirement home in Oregon on Tuesday.   “(Loken) was unlike nearly every other coach who has reached legendary status in his or her sport,” wrote former Daily sports editor Colt Rosensweig, author of the biography Newt: The Father of Michigan Men’s Gymnastics. “Instead of barking orders like a drill sergeant, Newt resembled a kindly father. “Colt Rosensweig’s ‘Newt’ captures the coach’s magical quality and infuses it into each chapter. Her chronicle of Newt’s life entertains as it preserves his memory for generations to come,” says Justin Toman, former USA gymnastics national team member and Michigan captain,