J Jaggers

J Jaggers - Wrestling - Ohio State Buckeyes

position Associate Head Coach

Alma Mater Ohio State, 2009


• Coached Ohio State to the 2015 NCAA National Championship and three Big Ten titles (2015, 2017, 2018)
• Five consecutive (2015-19) top-3 team finishes at the NCAA Championships … only school in the country to do so
• Won back-to-back individual national titles in 2008-2009 as a Buckeye student-athlete
• Promoted to Associate Head Coach in the summer of 2016 following six seasons as an assistant coach (201-16) and volunteer assistant coach campaign in 2009-10
• Recruited and coached wrestlers racking up nine national championships and 21 B1G crowns
• First national title in 2008 jump-started a run of top-8 team finishes in 11 of the last 12 NCAA Championships by Ohio State, a stretch which included Jaggers throughout as a student-athlete or coach
• Three-time All-American collecting 107 career wins
• Named the 2009 Ohio State Male Athlete of the Year
• 2008 Greater Cleveland Sports Commission Collegiate Athlete of the Year honoree
• Communications major (’09) earned three stints on the NWCA Academic All-America Team
• He and his wife, Kara, have a son, Jett, and two daughters, Presley and Lennox