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Coleman Tokar
Player Profile:
Coleman Tokar 918427
Position: Floor, Rings, Vault
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 147
Year: Freshman
City/State: Minneapolis, Minn.
Club: North Shore Gymnastics

Honors & Awards

  • 2015 NCAA Team Qualifier Competitor (Floor)
  • Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2015)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012; Spring 2014)

Career Highs

  • Floor Exercise - 14.75 (at Illinois, 3/8/15)
  • Still Rings - 13.85 (at Minnesota/UIC, Feb. 7, 2015)
  • Vault - 14.35 (at Rocky Mountain Open, Jan. 11, 2014)
  • High Bar - 14.00 (at Minnesota/UIC, Feb. 7, 2015)
2016 (Season Outlook)As an upperclassman, Coleman Tokar will be looked to lead the team. As a sophomore, he competed regularly for the Huskers and posted career-best scores on rings (13.85), vault (14.35) and floor (14.75).

Outside of competition, Tokar was the only member of the team to receive the Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award in 2015, for his leadership, positive influence on the team and consistent and dedicated community service.  He also was named to the 2015 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.  As a junior, Tokar expects to continue making an impact both in competition and outside of athletics.


2015 (Sophomore)
Coleman Tokar saw significant action is his sophomore campaign, playing some important roles across numerous events for the Huskers in 2015. Tokar consistently contributed routines on floor and high bar throughout the season, while also filling in some vital spots on rings and vault.

Tokar competed in every regular season meet for NU and in the postseason. On floor, he earned a career best 14.75 at Illinois March 15. The Minneapolis, Minn., native also grabbed career highs on rings (13.85) and high bar (14.00) against Minnesota and UIC Feb. 7.

In the classroom, Tokar earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll for the fall of 2014.

2014 (Freshman)
Tokar competed in two regular-season meets as a redshirt freshman before sustaining a season-ending injury. Tokar set personal bests during his two-meet stretch, including a 14.30 at the Huskers’ home opener at the Devaney Center on Jan. 25, and a 14.35 on vault at the Rocky Mountain Open.

In the classroom, he added a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2014.

2013 (Redshirt)
Tokar redshirted in his first season at Nebraska, while working to make the adjustment to collegiate gymnastics. He also worked diligently on improving his skills on pommel horse, parallel bars and vault.

He earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2012.

Before Nebraska
Tokar trained with the North Shore Gymnastics Association under the direction of head coach Dale Bulivant. Tokar competed at Junior Olympic Nationals, as well as on his regional team.

He graduated from Orono High School in 2012.

Coleman is the son of Rick and Nancy Tokar. Coleman was born on April 30, 1994 in Minneapolis, Minn. He has one brother, Cooper. Coleman is majoring in mathematics education and earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2012 and the spring of 2014.

Outside of gymnastics, Tokar enjoys skiing, playing the guitar, piano and French horn.
He chose Nebraska over Minnesota.

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