Breckenridge Named Assistant Coach
STANFORD, Calif. – Entering his 21st season at the helm of the program, Stanford men's gymnastics head coach Thom Glielmi rounded out his coaching staff with the hiring of Grant Breckenridge as an assistant coach.
No stranger to The Farm, Breckenridge was a standout student-athlete for the Cardinal from 2016-19 and spent the 2021-22 season on staff as Stanford's director of operations.
Breckenridge wrapped up a stellar four-year career on The Farm in 2019, placing as the national runner-up in high bar for the second consecutive season and helping guide Stanford to a national title. Breckenridge earned All-America selections on high bar and in the all-around that year to finish his Stanford career with three total All-America nods.
Breckenridge, a finalist for the 2019 Nissen-Emery Award, was named to the U.S. Senior National Team in 2017 after finishing seventh in the all-around and taking third on high bar at Winter Cup that year. A 2018 Winter Cup high bar silver medalist, he also claimed bronze on parallel bars in 2019 and silver in 2020. Breckenridge would also qualify for the Senior National Team following the 2020 Winter Cup and competed with Team USA until June 2021.
Representing the U.S. at the 2019 Pan American Games, Breckenridge helped lead the Americans to a team silver medal from Polideportivo Villa El Salvador in Lima, Peru.
A 2019 graduate of Stanford with degrees in mechanical engineering and ancient history, Breckenridge was a CGA All-America Scholar Athlete and a three-time MPSF All-Academic selection.