Hartley Price
Hartley Price
Full Name:  Dr. Hartley D'Oyley Price
     Died:  September 14, 1977 in Tallahassee, Fl

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Bill Roetzheim, COACH HARTLEY PRICE, Don Holder

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Elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1978
Dr. Hartley Price coached Florida State gymnastics to five national championships. In 1951 and 1952, Seminole gymnasts won NCAA titles and in 1951, 1953 and 1954 won the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) title. These five championships coupled with the six titles he won at the University of Illinois give Dr. Price one of the best records in collegiate history. Price founded and directed Gymkana at Florida State. In addition, he was the founder of the highly successful Tallahassee Tumbling Tots. Internationally known, Price was awarded Fulbright lectureships to Indiana and Columbia. He served for 20 years on the U.S. Olympic Gymnastic Committee. In 1959 he was named to the Helms Foundation Athletic Hall of Fame, and he received awards from the National Association of College Gymnastic Coaches three times. A brilliant innovator, educator and coach, Dr. Hartley Price made great contributions to both FSU and the community of Tallahassee.

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