Rockford loses beloved coach

Local Sports

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF) — This is a sad time for gymnasts, tumblers and anyone who has been a part of the Gymnastics Academy of Rockford. The co-owner and one of the coaches at GAR Jim Aamodt has died.

Aamodt passed away suddenly on Sunday according to a posting on GAR’s Facebook page.

Aamodt ran GAR with his wife Lori. Aamodt was inducted into the World Acrobatic Society Gallery of Legends in 2016. He was a 12-time National Team coach, and he coached countless national champions at GAR.

Following is a post made on GAR’s Facebook page Monday evening.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

NBA Stats

Latest Sports Video

Trending Stories