J Jaggers
J  Jaggers

Associate Head Coach

Alma Mater:
Ohio State, 2009


Scarlet & Gray Beyond My Playing Days

This summer we are highlighting former Buckeye student-athletes who have returned to work in the athletics department


Ohio State Preps for Title Run at NCAA Championships

Logan, Hunter Stieber earn No. 1 seeds


No. 6 Buckeyes Travel to Big Ten Championships

2013 edition to take place at Assembly Hall in Champaign, Ill.


No. 5 Buckeyes Host No. 18 Pittsburgh in Season Home Opener

Buckeyes 2-0 in early dual season


No. 5 Ohio State Opens Season at UB Invite

Buckeyes begin 2012-13 campaign in Buffalo, N.Y.


WR: No. 11 Ohio State vs. No. 16 Virginia Tech

Ohio State 23, Virginia Tech 16 Feb. 23, 2014 St. John Arena Columbus, Ohio


WR: No. 11 Ohio State vs. No. 10 Nebraska

Jan. 24, 2014 St. John Arena Columbus, Ohio


2013 NCAA Wrestling Championships

March 23, 2013 Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines, Iowa Medal Round


• Coached Ohio State to the 2015 NCAA National Championship and two Big Ten titles (2015, 2017)
• 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 eight national championships and 13 B1G crowns
• First national title in 2008 jump-started a run of top-8 team finishes in nine of the last 10 NCAA Championships, 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