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Joe Gialliombardo

Class of 1966· Disciplines(s): Men's Artistic· Inducted as: Athlete Coach Contributor

If NCAA titles determine a gymnast’s success, Joe Gialliombardo is at the top. A strong tumbler for the University of Illinois, Gialliombardo gathered seven NCAA gold medals— a men’s NCAA record. The five-time Big Ten Champion went on to judge at the collegiate level while he taught high school in the Chicago area. Gialliombardo is a Lifetime Member Award winner with the College Coaches Association, among numerous other accolades.