Joey Simcoe is in his eighth season as the head wrestling coach at Tiffin University. He is responsible for all aspects of the program. During his tenure the Dragons have qualified 21 athletes for nationals and have had seven All-Americans.
In 2016, Coach Simcoe had his best season at Tiffin, winning the program's first GLIAC Championship. The Dragons had six All-GLIAC selections, and Coach Simcoe was named GLIAC Coach of the Year. At regionals, Garrett Gray won his third straight Midwest Regional Championship, and TU qualified five for the NCAA National Championships.
At Nationals, Garrett Gray won Tiffin's first individual NCAA National Championship at 285 lbs. As a team, Tiffin finished 9th of 42 teams, with Mike Screptock also earning All-American status with a 6th place finish.
Prior to coming to Tiffin, Simcoe spent the last five years as assistant coach under his former head coach Shawn Nelson at The University of Findlay, and most recently with former Roughneck All-American Jarad Swint at Cumberland University (Tenn). As an assistant Simcoe has helped mentor 5 National Champions, 16 All-Americans, and 21 Academic All-Americans.
Simcoe graduated with a BA in Criminal Justice from the University of Findlay in 2004, and was named Academic All-American the same year. He was a three time All-American in wrestling and was elected team captain three times. He still ranks among the top all time in near fall points both in a season and career.
A 1999 graduate of Northridge High School (Johnstown, Ohio), Joey was a three time State Qualifier and two time State placer, only surrendering four offensive points in his senior season.
Joey also spends a lot of his offseason working with youth and High School wrestlers at summer camps along with various wrestling clubs.
Simcoe resides in North Baltimore with his wife Sally, daughter Savana and his two sons Joey and Maddox.