Posted July 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Jonathan Horton
Tom Meadows, who has trained two-time Beijing medalist Jonathan Horton for most of his career, has been named assistant coach for the U.S. men's gymnastics team at the London Olympics. Meadows will be on the floor with head coach and national team coordinator Kevin Mazeika for the July 28 preliminaries and the team final two days later. Any Americans who make the all-around or event finals will have their personal coaches on the floor with them during those competitions. Meadows, an NCAA All-American at Oklahoma, has been coaching elite gymnasts since 1995. Horton trained with Meadows until he, too, went to Oklahoma, then returned to Houston to work with Meadows again after the Beijing Olympics. Meadows is also the personal coach of U.S. alternate Chris Brooks.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

USA men's gymnastics brimming with OU pride

NORMAN, Okla. Jake Dalton added another color to his usual red and white look he's been fashioning at the University of Oklahoma. With an OU backdrop and a gold-medal smile, Dalton sported a Team USA jacket with plenty of blue to match the standard Sooner red and white as he talked about his spot on the men's Olympic gymnastics team. And his place as a Sooner. "...
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.