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In Memoriam — Dick Wolfe

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Dick Wolfe, who coached the Cal State Fullerton men’s gymnastics program to three national championships in the 1970s, died June 2. He was 77.

Wolfe guided the Titans to College Division NCAA championships in 1971, ’72 and ’74 and, after moving up to Division I-A in 1975, Fullerton made five NCAA Championship Meet appearances, finishing as high as eighth in 1976. He served as the men’s only head gymnastics coach from 1968 to 1991.

Wolfe produced more than 64 NCAA All-Americans, captured 10 consecutive conference titles, was four-time National Coach of the Year and was presented the Honor Coach Award in 1994.

He is survived by his wife, Charlotte; his three sons, Troy, Tyler and Ryan; daughters-in-law, Kris, Elaine and Christine; grandson, Tanner; granddaughter, Lydia; and brother, David.