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NU Men's Gymnastics BIO
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

  • Second-Team CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2016)
  • 2015 NCAA Team Qualifier Competitor (Floor)
  • Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2015)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2014, 2015; Spring 2014)

Career Highs

  • Floor Exercise - 14.80 (at Minnesota/UMN Club Team, Jan. 30, 2016)
  • 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)

2017 (Season Outlook)

As only one of two seniors on the Husker squad, Coleman Tokar will be looked to as a leader for the Nebraska. Tokar posted a career-best scores on floor (14.80) in his only appearance for Nebraska as a junior and will compete for a spot on floor, still rings, vault, parallel bars and high bar in 2017.

Outside of competition, Tokar is expected to continue making his mark for the Huskers. He's a three-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll and a two-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

2016 (Junior)

Tokar provided depth in the floor and high bar lineups, but only competed once for the Huskers as a junior. The Minneapolis, Minn., native posted a career-high score on floor (14.80) in his hometown when the team competed against Minnesota on Jan. 30.

In the classroom, Tokar earned a spot on the Nebraska-Scholar Athlete Honor Roll for the fourth time in fall 2015.

In the community, Tokar was an active volunteer and earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2016. 

Tokar also was one of two Husker men's gymnastics members to participate in the Nebraska Life Skills Service Trip to the Dominican Republic in May 2016. 

 

2015 (Sophomore)

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 and spring semesters 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 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.

Before Nebraska   

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.

Personal

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 is a four-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

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

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