Tom Ryan
Tom  Ryan

Position:
Head Coach

Alma Mater:
Iowa, 1993

12/12/2017

Ohio State Alumni Magazine | The winning numbers

Sports scientist Don Moxley featured in OSU publication

10/11/2017

Wrestling Hosts Preseason Media Day 2017

Buckeyes open at the Princeton Open on Nov. 4

03/13/2017

March to the Arch Culminates with NCAA Championships

Big Ten champion Buckeyes have seven seeded wrestlers

03/05/2017

CHAMPS! Ohio State Wins 2017 B1G Wrestling Crown

Four Buckeyes win titles; eight earn NCAA automatic bids

07/15/2016

Buckeyes' Summer Update

Ohio State returns six starters, three national champs

02/23/2014

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

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

01/24/2014

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

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

03/10/2013

Ohio State at Big Ten Championships

March 9-10 Assembly Hall Champaign, Ill.

11/18/2012

No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 18 Pittsburgh

Buckeyes vs. Panthers St. John Arena Columbus, Ohio Nov. 18, 2012

03/04/2012

2012 Big Ten Championships

March 3-4 West Lafayette, Ind. Purdue University

Career Coaching Dual Record: 244-132-1 (.649)
Ohio State Coaching Dual Record: 135-49 (.734)
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
• Three-time Intermat National Coach of the Year (2008, 2009, 2015)
• Two-time NCAA Head Coach of the Year (2009, 2015)
• Reigning Big Ten Coach of the Year (2015, 2017) after capturing second B1G title in the last three seasons (2015, 2017)
• Coached six different Buckeyes to 11 individual national titles, including four-time champion Logan Stieber and Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder
• Top-8 team finishes in nine of the last 10 NCAA Championships
• NCAA runner-ups in 2008, 2009 and 2017
• Mentored 11 Buckeyes to a total of 18 NCAA Finals appearances
• A Buckeye has been crowned Big Ten champion 14 times during the Ryan Era, a number accumulated by nine different athletes
• Corralled 40 All-American honors in 11 seasons leading the Buckeye program
• Tutored five Ohio State Male Athlete of the Year winners, including the last four years straight
• Recruited a pair of Big Ten Freshman of the Year honorees
• Two dozen NWCA Academic All-America recognitions by 12 different recipients
• Since arriving in Columbus, there have been 68 and 19 Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar selections, respectively
• 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's Career Record

Year School W L T Conference/National Finish
1995-96 Hofstra 3 12 0 Eighth (ECWA)
1996-97 Hofstra 4 13 0 Seventh (ECWA)
1997-98 Hofstra 11 6 0 Second (ECWA)
1998-99 Hofstra 11 5 0 Second (ECWA)
1999-00 Hofstra 8 8 1 Second (ECWA)
2000-01 Hofstra 8 7 0 First (ECWA)
2001-02 Hofstra 12 6 0 First (CAA)
2002-03 Hofstra 13 7 0 First (CAA)
2003-04 Hofstra 15 5 0 First (CAA)
2004-05 Hofstra 13 5 0 First (CAA)
2005-06 Hofstra 11 9 0 First (CAA)
2006-07 Ohio State 8 7 0 Ninth (Big Ten)
2007-08 Ohio State 19 4 0 Fifth (Big Ten); NCAA Runner-up
2008-09 Ohio State 16 2 0 Sixth (Big Ten); NCAA Runner-up
2009-10 Ohio State 18 2 0 Fourth (Big Ten); Eighth at NCAA Championships
2010-11 Ohio State 2 11 0 Eighth (Big Ten)
2011-12 Ohio State 13 4 0 Fifth (Big Ten); Fifth at NCAA Championships
2012-13 Ohio State 11 4 0 Fourth (Big Ten); Sixth at NCAA Championships
2013-14 Ohio State 13 5 0 Fourth (Big Ten); Sixth at NCAA Championships
2014-15 Ohio State 13 4 0 T-First (Big Ten); NCAA National Champions
2015-16 Ohio State 11 3 0 Third (Big Ten); Third at NCAA Championships
2016-17 Ohio State 11 3 0 First (Big Ten); NCAA Runner-up