Dr. Eric Hughes has passed away

We are very saddened to inform you all that our Founder and original Head Coach, Dr. Eric Hughes passed away the morning of March 14th. He was accompanied by friends and family at the time of his passing. The UW Gymnastics family is here today because of his hard work and passion. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during these difficult times.

A celebration of life service with reception immediately following was held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 26 at The University of Washington lower campus.

Dr. Eric Hughes as assistant coach of the 1972 US National Olympic Team