Bryan Raschilla Promoted To Associate Head Coach
CORVALLIS – After completing his first year with Oregon State gymnastics, Bryan Raschilla has been promoted to associate head coach, announced head coach Tanya Chaplin.
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"I am thrilled to announce the promotion and contract extension for Bryan," added Tanya Chaplin, who is entering her 25th year as Oregon State's head gymnastics coach. "Bryan tirelessly works to make our program one of the best in the country. He has a remarkable work ethic, is a great technician and a successful recruiter. His enthusiasm, experience and attention to detail positively impacts our student-athletes in the classroom and in the gym."
Raschilla works primarily with the vault and uneven bars teams. In 2021 as an assistant, Raschilla helped Madi Dagen reach the NCAA Championships as an individual vault qualifier.
As an assistant in his first season during 2021, Raschilla helped lead junior Madi Dagen to the NCAA Championships as an individual qualifier on vault.
"This truly is an honor, and I am very blessed to be a part of this Oregon State gymnastics program," Raschilla said. "Tanya and Michael Chaplin are the epitome of class and there are a few programs or coaches that are held in such high regard and respected nationally. Go Beavs!"
Prior to Oregon State, Raschilla spent two years as a volunteer assistant coach at Auburn University where he provided assistance in all events, database management and worked with all program camps.
During the Auburn stint, he helped Derrian Gobourne become the program's first-ever national champion on vault. Drew Watson and Gobourne both earned All-American and All-SEC honors and Cassie Stevens was placed on the SEC All-Freshman Team.
Raschilla spent the previous 22 years at the University of Alabama, including the last four seasons there as the program's associate head coach.
In Tuscaloosa, the Crimson Tide won three national championships (2002, 2011, 2012), finished national runner-up three times, made 19 Super Six appearances, and captured six Southeastern Conference titles. He also helped Alabama gymnasts win 15 individual NCAA titles.
Raschilla began his professional career at the University of Michigan where he worked for two years and helped lead the Wolverines to a second and sixth place finishes at the NCAA Tournament and back-to-back Big Ten titles.