Mark Stevenson came to NC State in 1980 as an assistant coach for the men's gymnastics team and coached the women's gymnastics team from the 1980s until 2017.
NC State hosted the first NCAA Regional gymnastic championship in the state of North Carolina.
Leigha Hancock won the beam title at the 2008 NCAA Regional to advance to the NCAA championships. It was her second individual event win since 2006, making her the first gymnast to win two NCAA regional events in program history.
Taylor Seaman became NC State's first All-American in gymnastics by capturing the honor on bars at the 2010 NCAA championship.
Brittni Watkins became the first NC State gymnast to win two events at the EAGL championships when she captured titles on the vault and floor exercise. She was also the first gymnast in Wolfpack history to collect multiple All-America honors in 2014 and 2015.
Brittni Watkins and Michaela Woodford advanced to the NCAA individual championship, which was the first time in program history that two gymnasts advanced to the national level in the same year.