LOGAN, Utah — Utah State has hired former student assistant Jeff Richards to coach the Aggies' women's gymnastics team.

Richards, who spent the last three as an assistant at Iowa, Richards returns to his hometown of Logan. He graduated from Logan High School in 1988 and was a student assistant at Utah State to coach Ray Corn, who retired after 31 years and was the only coach Aggie gymanstics history.

Richards also coached Wisconsin-Stout and Winona State before joining the Iowa staff in 2005.