1983: Bill & Bee Crenshaw

After creating the Crenshaw Athletic Club, Bill and Bee Crenshaw attracted Austin’s first gymnastics meets and took athletes to other meets throughout the nation – many times at their own expense. Later, Bill help start the Austin Aquatic Club and coached swimmers and divers. Bill and Bee taught young athletes to excel in sports, but also taught them the importance of character, integrity, sportsmanship, fair play, and love.

Bill and Bee’s combined talents produced numerous state and regional individual and team champions in gymnastics and trampoline competition. They won two junior national team championships and two senior national team championships for their Austin Club.