Name: Abie Grossfeld
Sport: Gymnastics
Discipline(s): Artistic Gymnastics
DOB: 3/1/1934
Birthplace: New York, N.Y.
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Bronx High School (New York, N.Y.)
College: University of Illinois
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympic head coach (1972, 1984, 1988)
  • Munich 1972
  • Los Angeles 1984
  • Seoul 1988
Personal: Won four gold medals, three silvers and three bronzes at the NCAA Championships from 1957-59 while a student at the University of Illinois...Won 15 medals at the Pan American Games and 17 combined gold medals at the Maccabiah Games...Served as head coach of the U.S. men’s gymnastics team at five world championships...Coached the U.S. men’s gymnastics team to its first Olympic gold medal in history at the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984...Inducted into the U.S. Gymnastics Hall of Fame and the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.