Jon Sioredas


Head Coach, Cal Poly

Notable achievements in Coach Sioredas’ five-year tenure:

Athletic Accomplishments
Top 25 NCAA Division I Program, 2021
NCAA Division I All-Americans, 2020, 2021
Top 20 Mid-Major Dual Meet Ranking, 2021

Academic Achievements
Highest Team GPA ever recorded, Spring 2020
100% Graduation Rate of Senior Class, 2020
NCAA Academic Progress Rate Top 10 in the country, 2017-2019

Recruiting Successes
Two Nationally Ranked Transfers, 2020
Top 25 Ranked Recruiting Class, 2019
Four Top 100 Recruits, 2019

Fundraising Progress
Highest amount of money raised in the history of Cal Poly Wrestling, 2020
Greatest number of donors in program history, 2020
Double-digit growth in percentage year-over-year, 2016-2020

Before Cal Poly, Sioredas spent two seasons as the head wrestling coach at Grand Canyon in Phoenix, Ariz. He was brought to GCU to guide the program through the transition from Division II to Division I. During this process, Sioredas helped build depth across all weights to the standards of a Division I championship program by signing a nationally ranked recruiting class and three top-100 recruits. He was also able to pick up dual meet victories over Division I programs and place three All-Americans at the National Collegiate Open with his predominantly freshmen team.

Sioredas was an assistant coach at Chattanooga for two seasons. UTC finished the 2013-14 dual season ranked in the national top 25, at one point reaching as high as No. 19. The Mocs also captured the regular-season conference title, the conference tournament title, and qualified five for the NCAA tournament in Oklahoma City, with two seeded in the top 10.

Prior to his two seasons in Chattanooga, Sioredas spent six seasons as an assistant coach at Old Dominion. He helped guide the Monarchs to the top 25 in dual meet rankings four of his six years, with four All-Americans and an NCAA finalist. ODU also had 10 NWCA All-Academic honors, as well as being named top 10 in the nation in grade-point average during his tenure.

During his 15 years of coaching — seven as a head coach and eight as an assistant — Sioredas has coached six top-25 teams, one NCAA Division I national finalist, six NCAA All-Americans, 47 national qualifiers, 12 Academic All-Americans and helped with seven top-25 recruiting classes.

An All-American while competing at Chattanooga, Sioredas finished fifth in the 165-pound weight class in the 2005 NCAA Division I Championships. He was a two-time Southern Conference champion and 2005 SoCon Wrestler of the Year and Tournament MVP.


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