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By Lucette Moramarco
Associate Editor 

Coach Hery battles cancer


Last updated 12/16/2020 at 4:19pm

George Hery

Village News/Courtesy photo

Retired coach George Hery is being treated for cancer around his eye in Texas.

Former Fallbrook resident George Hery is battling cancer in Texas where he moved last year to be close to his son. Hery, the first World Champion in Trampoline, came to Southern California looking for a quiet, little community and remembered Fallbrook from when he had sold Dean and Debbie Capelotti some equipment at their Fallbrook Gymnastics Club.

He visited them and started coaching their students, becoming a fixture at the gym. According to Dean Capelotti, Hery ran the Trampoline & Tumbling and Boys Artistic competitive teams at Fallbrook Gymnastic Club for eight years until his reti...

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