Indianapolis – USA Gymnastics is pleased to confirm men’s program positions for 2001. Ron Brant (Colorado Springs, Colo.) has been named Senior National Team Coordinator, Dennis McIntyre (Columbus, Ohio) is Junior National Team Coordinator, Bo Morris (San Antonio, Texas) is the new Men’s Program Manager based at the Indianapolis headquarters and Vitaly Marinitch (Colorado Springs, Colo.) was named head coach at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.

“I am confident these men will utilize their vast gymnastics knowledge and experience to build strong programs and service the needs of our men’s gymnastics community,” said Bob Colarossi, President of USA Gymnastics.
Brant and McIntyre will be responsible for developing and implementing the overall training program for the senior and junior national teams, respectively. They will plan and coordinate all national team training camps, serve as the resource persons for gathering and exchanging information among coaches and develop an education plan for the team. They will also consult with each national team athlete and coach to develop individual training plans and monitor their progress. Prior to their new positions, Brant was the head coach at the U.S. Olympic Training Center from 1990 through 2000, and McIntyre was the Men’s Program Manager at USA Gymnastics from 1994 through 2000. Both have coached numerous U.S. Olympic and World Championship Team Members and have been involved in the USA Gymnastics men’s program for over two decades.
In his new role as Men’s Program Manager, Bo Morris will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Age Group Competition Program, the J.O. National Championships, the Academic All-American Program, the Foundation Scholarship Program and all Program Grants. He will work closely with Ron Galimore, Ron Brant and Dennis McIntyre to plan and execute program development at all levels and oversee grassroots development. Morris has been the men’s team head coach and developmental director of Alamo Gymnastics since 1998. He was also the Louisiana state chairman from 1993-1998 and boasts many coaching accomplishments since 1987.
Vitaly Marinitch has been named head coach at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Marinitch has been the assistant coach for the program since 1995. He is known for his coaching expertise and emphasis on proper technique. Marinitch competed for the Ukraine and Soviet Union, winning four World Championships medals and the 1989 American Cup.