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  • Wolcott, Frank A
  • Created Date
  • 2000-2014
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  • Springfield College
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  • In this document, Springfield College coach and alumnus Frank A. Wolcott lists what he considers to be the five major accomplishments of his professional life: (1) Enhancing the exhibition team program; (2) Initiated and developed the men’s collegiate competitive program; (3) Initiated the introduction of women; (4) Pioneered gymnastic development; (5) Pioneered the development of sports camps. Wolcott provides additional detail under each of ... more
    In this document, Springfield College coach and alumnus Frank A. Wolcott lists what he considers to be the five major accomplishments of his professional life: (1) Enhancing the exhibition team program; (2) Initiated and developed the men’s collegiate competitive program; (3) Initiated the introduction of women; (4) Pioneered gymnastic development; (5) Pioneered the development of sports camps. Wolcott provides additional detail under each of these accomplishments. Frank A. Wolcott (class of 1952) is a gymnastics coach at and alumnus of Springfield College. While a student, Wolcott was captain of the Springfield College gymnastics team and a two-time New England champion on the pommel horse and flying rings. He coached at his alma mater for twenty-six years, retiring in 1981. During this time, Springfield gymnasts placed in the top four at the NCAA Nationals eleven times, captured eight individual national titles, and received sixty-two All American awards. After the 1980-1981 academic year, he retired from coaching. However, he continued to direct the Home Show until 1984. Wolcott returned to Springfield College in August 1985 to replace Mary Ellen Olcese as the assistant director of athletics, a position he held until 1996. During this time, he taught Health and Fitness 200. less
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