2016 NCAA National Runner Up
LSU has cemented its name as one of the premier gymnastics programs in the nation. The Tigers have competed in the NCAA Super Six five times in the last decade. LSU first appeared in the pinnacle of collegiate gymnastics in 2008 and again in 2009. The Tigers then made back-to-back appearances in 2013 and 2014. In 2016, D-D Breaux led the squad to another appearance in the Super Six where the Tigers finished as the National Runner-up, the best finish in school history.
The In February 2016, the LSU gymnastics program and head coach D-D Breaux officially opening the state-of-the-art gymnastics training facility on campus. At 38,000 square feet, it is a stand-alone facility that contains approximately 18,000 square feet of practice space in the gym area. The practice area features four competition-style beams, three vault runways with various surfaces for landings, four sets of uneven bars and an oversized floor exercise area to ensure safe training. In addition to the expansive practice area, the facility houses a team locker room, coaches locker rooms, training room, cardio area, dance studio, team squad room, a video review room with theater seating that also serves as the team meeting room, facility equipment storage and laundry area, a multi-purpose room that can host dinners and team functions and a roof-top terrace complete with an outdoor kitchen.
Head Coach D-D Breaux
Under Breaux’s leadership and coaching, LSU has reached new heights in individual and team success, including 14 NCAA Championships appearances in the last 15 seasons, five Super Six appearances since 2008 and nine individual national titles since 2002.