Cedar Creek learns under the best
Named the Romanian Head Coach again in 1980, tension grew between Karolyi and Romanian officials when the famed coach came under fire due to score protests he lodged.
It was then that he sought political asylum in the U.S. and eventually landed in Houston as owner of a gym.
“Bela is an unbelievable figure in the world of gymnastics,” Cecil said. “But he is also a loving and caring man. And he personally supervised our girls, something none of us could believe.”
So what’s the big deal, you might ask?
Just take a look at his resume since arriving in the United States.