Powell promoted to interim head coach of W&M men's gymnastics

Mike Powell has been promoted to the post of interim head coach of the William and Mary men's gymnastics program.

Powell, a former W&M gymnast who joined the Tribe's staff as an assistant last summer, takes over for Cliff Gauthier, who retired after 43 seasons as head coach on Jan. 1.

"It's a real privilege to get to work with these incredible student-athletes," Powell said in a W&M release. "Cliff Gauthier has spent decades building a program where men like these can excel not only as gymnasts, but also as students and members of the community. I'm honored to be the one carrying this legacy forward, and excited to see what lies...