Ep. 55 - Tom Ryan: Ohio State Wrestling Coach
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Tom Ryan is one of the most accomplished coaches in the sport of wrestling today. As the coach at Ohio State University, he's created an absolute powerhouse. The things that he's been able to accomplish as a coach are truly astounding.

  • 2015 NCAA team champions
  • Five-times NCAA team runner-ups
  • Seven top-3 NCAA team finishes
  • 12 individual NCAA titles
  • 22 Big Ten champions
  • 53 All-Americans
  • Two-time NCAA Head Coach of the Year
  • Three-time Big Ten Coach of the Year
  • Four-time NCAA champion Logan Stieber
  • Three-time NCAA champion and Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder

Tom talks about the immense impact that Dan wrestling for Gable had on his life and wrestling career. I asked Tom about the difficulties of shifting from wrestler to coach.

But the toughest test of his life came when he lost his son Teague at age five. An experience that brought him to his knees. Tom talks about how his life was changed by such a traumatic event.

Tom Ryan's new book Chosen Suffering is available and tells his story through his wrestling career to coping with the loss of his son.

Chosen Suffering book: https://amzn.to/3iXGocb

Read more about Tom Ryan here: https://rolliepeterkin.com/tom-ryan

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