Long Island University Head Coach

Joe Patrovich

Joe Patrovich has led the LIU wrestling program as head coach since its relaunch in 2014.

During his tenure, Patrovich has produced four All-Americans 16 regional place-winners, seven NCAA qualifiers and 25 Academic All-Americans.

Patrovich’s student-athletes twice have ranked first nationally in team GPA.

His success has not gone unnoticed. Patrovich has been inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, the New York State Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame. 

Patrovich led LIU into Division I competition for the first time during the fall of 2019. Under his guidance, the Sharks defeated their first Division I opponent, Gardner-Webb on Dec. 6 of that year. 

During the 2018-19 season, Joe Calderone became the second three-time All-American in program history, with a seventh-place finish at the national championship. Calderone opened the year ranked No. 1 in the naton at 141 pounds and earned his 100th career victory at the Virginia Duals. Nine LIU wrestlers earned Academic All-American honors that the season, leading the program to the second-best team GPA for the season…

Long Island University Head Coach

Joe Patrovich

Joe Patrovich has led the LIU wrestling program as head coach since its relaunch in 2014.

During his tenure, Patrovich has produced four All-Americans 16 regional place-winners, seven NCAA qualifiers and 25 Academic All-Americans.

Patrovich’s student-athletes twice have ranked first nationally in team GPA.

His success has not gone unnoticed. Patrovich has been inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, the New York State Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame. 

Patrovich led LIU into Division I competition for the first time during the fall of 2019. Under his guidance, the Sharks defeated their first Division I opponent, Gardner-Webb on Dec. 6 of that year. 

During the 2018-19 season, Joe Calderone became the second three-time All-American in program history, with a seventh-place finish at the national championship. Calderone opened the year ranked No. 1 in the naton at 141 pounds and earned his 100th career victory at the Virginia Duals. Nine LIU wrestlers earned Academic All-American honors that the season, leading the program to the second-best team GPA for the season

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