Jeff Jahnel is entering his second year working with the University of Illinois wrestling and men's golf teams.
Jahnel came to Illinois from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he also worked with the wrestling team as well as men's and women's tennis from 2006-2009. He has been involved extensively with USA Wrestling over the past several years working the U.S. Senior National Championships in 2008 and 2009, Cadet and Junior National Championships in 2009 and 2010 as well as the Junior Pan American Championships this past summer in Nicaragua.
The North Liberty, IA native is a 2004 graduate of the University of Iowa where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Athletic training and worked as a student athletic trainer for the Hawkeye wrestling and football teams. He then went on to earn his Masters Degree in Kinesiology from Illinois State University while working as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the Redbird football and baseball teams.
Jahnel and his wife Amy reside in Champaign, IL.