Awards & Winners

Cael Sanderson

Date of Birth 20-June-1979
Place of Birth Salt Lake City
(Utah, United States of America, Salt Lake County, Area codes 801 and 385, Area code 801, Area code 385)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Cael Norman Sanderson
Profession Coach, Wrestler
Cael Norman Sanderson is an American college wrestling coach and current head wrestling coach of Penn State University. He is considered one of the greatest American amateur wrestlers in recent history. A 2004 Olympic champion in Athens, Greece, he went undefeated in four years of college wrestling at Iowa State University, winning four consecutive NCAA titles. He is the only wrestler in NCAA Division I history to go undefeated in official matches with more than 100 wins. Sports Illustrated named his college career as the second most impressive college sports feat behind the setting of four world records by Jesse Owens in a single hour at the 1935 Big Ten track and field conference championship meet. In just four years as Penn State's head coach, Sanderson has led the Nittany Lions to three-straight conference titles, three straight national titles, collected 19 All-Americans, six national champions, three Gorriaran winners, one NCAA tourney OW and one Hodge Trophy winner.

Awards by Cael Sanderson

Check all the awards nominated and won by Cael Sanderson.


Nominations 2005 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Best U.S. Male Olympian ESPY Award


Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award

Nominations 2002 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Best Male Athlete ESPY Award
Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award
Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award
Smashes every major collegiate wrestling record ever set including four straight NCAA titles and a perfect 159-0 carreer record