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Chris Bogantes
Position: Assistant Coach
Phone: 765.285.7219
Chris Bogantes Bio
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 07/12/2012


Left Ball State after one season as an assistant coach . . . .

Chris Bogantes was named the first fulltime assistant gymnastics coach in Ball State history in July of 2012.

Bogantes spent the 2010-11 season as an assistant coach at Texas Woman's University and served as a coach at Legacy Elite Gymnastics in Illinois in 2011-12. At Texas Woman's, Bogantes coached the vault plus assistant on bars and floor. He also coached the vault and bars at Legacy for Level 8-10 gymnasts, while assisting with the elite gymnasts on the bars, vault and floor.

From 2008-10, Bogantes was the team manager and club team head coach at Louisiana State, while earning his bachelor's degree from LSU in 2009. Bogantes was a member of the LSU Cheer Squad in 2007 and 2008 when they placed fourth in the nation plus served as a stunt and tumbling coach for varsity cheerleaders at LSU and Alabama.

He was an assistant coach at Elite Gymnastics in Baton Rouge, La., from 2006-08, and worked college and club camps from 2008-11. Bogantes has worked with three USA National Team members, 2012 USA Olympic team Alternate Anna Li and 2012 Pan Am Games Gold Medal team member Bridget Caquatto.