Tom Ryan

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position Head Coach

Alma Mater Iowa, 1993

Career Coaching Dual Record: 280-139-1 (.668)
Ohio State Coaching Dual Record: 171-56 (.753)
Hofstra Coaching Dual Record: 109-83-1 (.567)


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• Led the Ohio State wrestling program to unprecedented heights, capturing the 2015 NCAA National Championship (110.0 points)
• Added 23.5 points to that team total (133.5) to place second at the 2018 NCAA Championships
• NCAA team runner-ups in 2008, 2009, 2017, 2018 and 2019
• Seven top-3 NCAA Championships team finishes and five consecutive (2015-19)
• Top-8 team finishes in 11 of the last 12 NCAAs
• Three-time Intermat National Coach of the Year (2008, 2009, 2015)
• Two-time NCAA Head Coach of the Year (2009, 2015)
• Three-time Big Ten Coach of the Year (2015, 2017, 2018) after capturing three B1G titles in four-year stretch (2015, 2017, 2018)
• Coached six different Buckeyes to 12 individual national titles, including four-time champion Logan Stieber and Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder (three-time NCAA champ)
• Mentored 15 Buckeyes to a total of 23 NCAA Finals appearances
• A Buckeye has been crowned Big Ten champion 22 times during the Ryan Era, a number accumulated by 12 different athletes
• Corralled 53 All-American honors in 14 seasons leading the Buckeye program
• Tutored six Ohio State Male Athlete of the Year winners, including five years straight (2014-18)
• Recruited a pair of Big Ten Freshman of the Year honorees
• Thirty-eight NWCA Scholar/Academic All-America recognitions by 18 different recipients
• Ohio State led the country with seven NWCA Scholar/Academic All-Americans in back-to-back seasons (2018 and 2019)
• Since arriving in Columbus, there have been 81 and 22 Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar selections, respectively  (as of 2017-18)
• Head coach at Hofstra University from 1995-2006
• Earned seven conference coach of the year awards as the Pride head coach
• Two-time New York State Coach of the Year
• Led Hofstra to six consecutive conference crowns and a 47-match league unbeaten streak (46-0-1) in dual action during the 2001-06 seasons
• Served as an assistant coach at Indiana University (1992-94)
• Earned bachelor’s degree in education from Iowa in 1993
• He and his wife, Lynette, have four children; Jordan, Jake, Teague and Mackenzie

TOM RYAN YEAR-BY-YEAR

Season SchoolNCAA ChampionshipsConference ChampionshipsDual Record (Conference)
2019-20Ohio StateN/A3rd10-4 (6-3)
2018-19Ohio State2nd2nd12-2 (7-2)
2017-18Ohio State2nd🏆 Champion (B1G)
14-1 (8-1)
2016-17Ohio State2nd🏆 Champion (B1G)11-3 (7-2)
2015-16Ohio State3rd3rd11-3 (7-2)
2014-15Ohio State🏆 Champion🏆 Champion (B1G)13-4 (8-1)
2013-14Ohio State6th4th13-5 (4-4)
2012-13Ohio State6th4th11-4 (5-3)
2011-12Ohio State5th5th13-4 (5-3)
2010-11Ohio State29th8th2-11 (1-7)
2009-10Ohio State8th4th18-2 (7-1)
2008-09Ohio State2nd6th16-2 (7-1)
2007-08Ohio State2nd5th19-4 (6-2)
2006-07Ohio State10th9th8-7 (4-4)
2005-06Hofstra11th🏆 Champion (CAA)11-9 (6-0)
2004-05Hofstra17th🏆 Champion (CAA)13-5 (6-0)
2003-04Hofstra20th🏆 Champion (CAA)15-5 (8-0)
2002-03Hofstra21st🏆 Champion (CAA)13-7 (7-0)
2001-02Hofstra38th 🏆 Champion (CAA)12-6 (6-0)
2000-01Hofstra22nd🏆 Champion (ECWA)8-7 (6-0)
1999-00Hofstra21st2nd8-8-1 (6-0-1)
1998-99Hofstra26th2nd11-5 (5-1)
1997-98Hofstra43rd2nd11-6 (7-1)
1996-97Hofstra54th7th4-13 (1-7)
1995-96Hofstra--9th3-12 (3-5)
TOTAL270-135-1