JD Reive enters his sixth year as assistant coach for the Stanford Men's Gymnastics team.
Last season Reive helped the Cardinal over the top as the Stanford captured its fourth NCAA title in school history. Assisting head coach Thom Glielmi, Stanford earned 11 All-America honors.
In 2008, Reive assisted the Cardinal to a second place finish at the NCAA Championships, with eight gymnasts earning eight All-American honors (15 total awards, the most in a single season in school history).
In 2007, Reive helped guide the team to its second-straight third place finish at the NCAA Championships, where five Stanford gymnasts were named All-Americans and two were crowned national champions.
In 2006, Reive was named the NCAA West Regional Assistant Coach of the Year, and aided the Cardinal to a third-place finish at the NCAA Championships with eleven gymnasts earning All-American honors.
Reive began his competitive gymnastics career at age 5, and earned a spot on the Junior National Team by age 10. He began competing internationally at age 11, winning the 1988 Junior Pan American games. At age 15 he was invited to move to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, and a year later finished second at the 1993 Winter Cup, earning a spot on the U.S. Men's Senior National Team.
Throughout his career, he remained on the US National Team for nearly a decade. He has been involved with gymnastics as both an athlete and a coach for nearly 25 years and along with coaching the varsity squad at Stanford, is the founder and head coach of the JDR Gymnastics Club. A 2000 graduate of the University of Nebraska, JD holds a Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communications. He and his wife, Doni, reside in Menlo Park and have one son, Dante.