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Oregon State Hires Former OSU Wrestler Chris Pendleton

The John Smith coaching tree continues to grow



Oregon State announced on Monday that they would be hiring former Oklahoma State wrestler and two-time NCAA champion Chris Pendleton.

Pendleton has been the assistant coach at Arizona State since 2014 under Zeke Jones. Prior to Arizona State, Pendleton was the head assistant for Mark Branch at Wyoming.

Pendleton will now be the ninth former Cowboy heading a Division 1 program along with the following.

• Neil Erisman (University of Arkansas-Little Rock)
• Teague Moore (American University)
• Coleman Scott (North Carolina)
• Glen Lanham (Duke)
• Kevin Ward (West Point)
• Pat Popolizio (North Carolina State)
• Mark Branch (Wyoming)
• John Smith (Oklahoma State)


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