Penn State

Nilson named assistant coach for Penn State women’s gymnastics

Josh Nilson has been hired as an assistant coach for the Penn State women’s gymnastics team.

Nilson has 11 years of coaching experience, with nine at Utah State. He recently completed his third season as an assistant coach with the Aggies, helping them to an NCAA regional appearance. He earned North Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year honors in 2014 and 2015. Nilson also coached at Texas Women’s University from 2012-13.

Nilson replaces Rachelle Thompson, who resigned earlier this year.