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Cecile & Laurent Landi

Class of 2023· Disciplines(s): Women's Artistic· Inducted as: Coach

As a coaching team, the Landis have trained and mentored 11 U.S. Women’s Senior National Team members, including Olympic and World team and individual champions Simone Biles and Madison Kocian and World team champions Alyssa Baumann and Jordan Chiles.

The duo began coaching in their native homeland, France, before relocating to the U.S. in 2004. They joined the staff of Texas-based WOGA Gymnastics in 2007, where they coached Baumann and Kocian to international success. The Landis have also developed and coached numerous state, regional, and national champions, many of whom received full athletic scholarships to NCAA Division I programs.

In 2017, the Landis, who are known for their positive coaching methods and athlete-centric approach in addition to their technical expertise, took the helm of the women’s artistic program at Biles’ home club, World Champions Centre. During the subsequent five years, gymnasts coached by the Landis have earned two Olympic team silver medals, three World team titles, and 12 Olympic and World individual medals. Laurent also served as head coach of the U.S. women’s 2018 and 2019 World Championships teams and 2020 Olympic Team.