ODU coach: “You can only do 15 days in June and 15 days in July of camps. That’s four weeks we can be on vacation in the summer. Not to mention the 30 days we can’t recruit around Christmas.I am so tired of coaches complaining about quality of life when 95 percent of Americans will never touch the money or vacation time we get. Shame on us.”
"I really felt pride for my country, for Bangladesh, competing for them," said Caesar, a 2011 Big Ten champion on the parallel bars. "Having an entire country, basically, uniting for a sport as unpopular as gymnastics? I mean, the crowd was going nuts, and after I won the gold medal there, people were literally in tears. I couldn't get my head wrapped around that fact, understanding how proud they were — and how proud they were of me."