Crimson Wave Athletics
Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Ave. Whiting, IN 46394
Ryan Rivera enters his first year as head coach of the Crimson Wave wrestling program after serving as an assistant to the program for the past three seasons.
River is the third head coach for the Crimson Wave wrestling program. While working as an assistant with the program Rivera concentrated on the upper weights, helping several wrestlers earn national rankings and to become NAIA National Qualifiers. Serving as interim head coach during the 2013 season, Rivera coached the programs only NAIA All-American through the NAIA National Tournament.
Prior to his tenure at CCSJ, Rivera as an assistant at Bishop Noll Institute. Rivera wrestled for Lakeland College for two seasons before injuries derailed his career.