Athletics Hall of Fame
|PLAYED AT BSU||1968-1970|
A 1971 Graduate of BSU, Don Papreck was a member of the BSU Gymnastic Team from 1968 to 1970. Don is a record holder for most points scored in one season for the academic year 1969-70. He qualified and competed at the NAIA Nationals on horizontal bar in 1968 and 1969, and All Around in 1970 and 1971. Don coached men's gymnastics at BSU from 1973 to 1975 leading them to a 9th place finish at NAIA Nationals in 1974. He coached women's gymnastics at BSU during the 1982-83 academic year. Don is currently coaching high school and club gymnastics in Bemidji. Don was selected Coach of the Year by the Bemidji Women's Sports and Fitness group in 1998 and Region 8 Coach of the Year in 2000.