Men's Gymnastics

The 1870 Society is proud to sponsor Ohio State University Athletics and support the Men's Gymnastics program in the first for-profit Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) collective supporting Ohio State athletes. The organization was founded by a group of passionate, and experienced operators who are committed to helping Ohio State student-athletes navigate this complex and evolving world of NIL.

We foster a culture that provides the opportunity to develop our student-athletes through success in academics and competition to achieve excellence in life.

Academic Success

  •       95% of the graduating student-athletes either had a job lined up, were attending grad school, or going pro in their respective sports
  •       85% of the MGYM team has above a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  •   17 OSU Scholar Athletes
  •       9 Academic All-B1G Ten Honorees
  •             4 B1G Ten Distinguished Scholars
  •       One of the most diverse teams regarding Major selection



We will keep the well-being of our student-athletes, coaches, and staff at the core of every decision.


We will build upon our traditions which have been developed throughout our proud history.


We will excel in performance, achievement, and service.

Program History Since 2012 Under Rustam

  • 2x B1G Ten Champions
  • 1x Regular Season B1G Ten Title
  • 25 All Americans
  • 3 Individual NCAA Champions
  • 7 Individual B1G Ten Champions
  • 3 Individual B1G Ten All-Around Champions
  • 1 Olympians


Overall Program History

  • 3 NCAA Team Titles
  • 14 B1G Ten Titles
  • 75 All Americans
  • 199 All American Honors
  • 82 Individual B1G Ten Champions
  • 99 All-B1G Ten Selections
  • 7 Olympians
  • 5 Nissen Emery Winners (Heisman of Gymnastics)


Rustam Sharipov, Head Coach

“If your goals for the next 4-5 years are to build a character, great work ethics, challenge your limits academically and athletically and push your limits to the next level, then The Ohio State University is your destination"