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Panther Pause: Jacqueline Lucci

A collection of blogs from Pitt gymnasts during the 2014-15 season


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Terry Karwoski joined the Pitt gymnastics program in 2010. The former two-time MAC Coach of the Year acts as the primary vault and floor coach and brings a wealth of experience to the Panthers coaching staff. Karwoski has proven to be a vital part of head coach Debbie Yohman’s staff and looks to continue to build upon previous success in the upcoming year.

University of Pittsburgh
  • Assistant Coach, 2010-2016
    • Serves as the primary vault and floor coach
    • Led Tracey Pearson to an eighth place finish on vault at the 2015 EAGL
    • Championships and Miya Dotson and Maebelle Pacheco to top-10 finishes
    • Along with former assistant Mike Rowe, Karwoski was honored as the 2013 NCAA
    • Northeast Regional Assistant Coach of the Year
    • Coached former Panther Mallory Brewer to an EAGL Floor Championship in 2011
    • Works with the marketing and media relations staffs as well as the Life Skills staff on community service and promotional events for the team
Western Michigan University
  • Head Coach, 1997-2009
    • 2000 and 2006 MAC Coach of the Year
    • 2006 Mid-American Conference Regular Season and Tournament Champions
    • 2008 roster achieved a perfect Academic Progress Rate (APR) score
Gymnastics Career
  • Trained at Central Bucks School of Gymnastics and Dance in Doylestown, Pa. and continued at Berks Gymnastics Academy in Reading, Pa.
  • Earned a full ride to Northern Illinois University, where she earned a varsity letter during her freshman season prior to transferring to Western Michigan.
  • At Western Michigan, was part of the 1988 MAC Championship Team and earned two varsity letters in her time there.
  • Graduated from Western Michigan University in 1990 with a degree in exercise science and physiology
  • Resides in Sewickley, Pa., with her husband Chris, who is an assistant coach for the Pitt men’s soccer team.
  • They have four children: Corry Lynn (a Pitt grad), Kelly (a senior at Pitt), Kathryn (10) and Jack (8).

Terry Karwoski

Terry  Karwoski

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Western Michigan, '90

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