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John Crosby

Class of 1998· Disciplines(s): Men's Artistic· Inducted as: Athlete

John Crosby, the winner of the Nissen Award for his outstanding collegiate career, exemplified all that it takes to be the best NCAA gymnast of the year. He won a gold medal as a Division I gymnast at the NCAA championships in his career, while in Division II he took home an astounding 12, including three All-Around titles. Crosby was an Olympian in the 1972 Games, as well as a World Cup and World Championships team member. By the end of his career, the former Marine Corp. aviator competed for the US on 18 international teams in the 1970s.