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Modesto Junior College

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jesse Vazquez

Coach Vazquez is entering his 8th season as Head Wrestling Coach at Modesto Junior College. He has helped lead the team to 3rd place northern regional finish in 2013 and also 7th in the State with a 7-1 dual record.  He has coached 16 state placers and 5 All-Americans while at MJC. Coach Vazquez is a graduate of Escalon High School where he was Coached by Brian Stevens. Vazquez than Wrestled for Modesto JC and National Hall of Fame Coach Lee Erhler where he was a two time all American and state Champion in 2003 for the Pirates. He than transferred to Menlo College where he was an NAIA All-American in which Menlo College received National runner-up honors. Coach Vazquez is only the fourth Head Wrestling Coach at Modesto Junior College. Previous coaches were state record holder Dean Sensenbaugh 374-78-2 and UCLA graduate and National Hall of famer Lee Erhler. “These coaches have done so much for the student athletes at Modesto JC including myself and I hope to keep the strong tradition alive”.

Coach Vazquez graduated with his undergraduate degree from Menlo College in 2006 and earned his Masters Degree in Sports Science from the United States Sports Academy in 2008   

Assistant Coaches: Michael Grijalba

Grijalba graduated from Atwater High School where he has coached wrestling for 8 years. He was a student at MJC from 2006-2009 and wrestled on the team for 2 years. Michael Wrestled for one season at Cal Baptist where he received his BA degree in History. Grijalba was a Greco-Roman junior Fila champion in 2007, men’s state freestyle champion in 2014 and National freestyle champion in 2015. When Grijalba is not wrestling, he enjoys hiking, fishing, and riding bikes.



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