Chris Waller resigns after three years as gymnastics coach at UCLA | Sports

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LOS ANGELES — UCLA gymnastics coach Chris Waller is resigning effective immediately, the school announced Tuesday, abruptly ending his three-year tenure.

Waller’s contract was due to end on June 30. UCLA said it will conduct a national search to find a replacement to lead the popular gym program after the Bruins failed to qualify for the NCAA championships as a team for two consecutive years. for the first time in program history.

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