Cael Sanderson is an American college wrestling icon who rose to prominence during his college days at Iowa State University. He is one of the best American amateur wrestlers in this present history. He is the current head wrestling coach at  Penn State University.

During his college days, Sanderson regularly won four NCAA titles from 1999 to 2002. Moreover, he is also the 2004 Olympic Champion.

Cael Sanderson Early life & Education 

Cael Sanderson was born on 20th June 1979, in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. He was born to Steve Sanderson and Debbie Sanderson. He grew up along with his siblings Cody Sanderson and Cole Sanderson.

His parents encouraged him towards wrestling since his childhood. He attended Wasatch High School for his early education. He played football as well as wrestling during his school days. Cael is the graduate of Iowa State University.

Cael Sanderson Professional Wrestling Career

Sanderson won four titles during his school career. After completing his graduation in 1997, he participated in the 1997–1998 season. Eventually, he won all the 39 matches as well as NCAA title at 184 pounds.

Well, he was named as the NCAA Wrestling Team Championship. However, he continuously won his second NCAA title in 1999 without losing a single match. Moreover, he also won the Hodge Trophy and was the first underclassman to win it. Furthermore, he also won the World University title during the offseason match.

He continued his victory at 2001-2002 seasons too. In the following year’s seasons, he won NCAA title as well as third Dan Hodge Trophy. During his whole college career, he became the Big 12 Conference Champion for four times.

After his college career, he participated in the 2003 Olympics but failed to get the victory. In the following year’s World Championship he won the silver medal. Well, in the 2004 Olympics he received a gold medal.

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After his wrestling career, in 2004, he started his coaching career as an assistant coach at ISU. However, after a season he became the associate head coach. Well, in 2007 he became the head coach of the  ISU. Well, he helped his team to reach the finals of NCAA championships but just achieved the second position. With that great achievement, he was named as the  National Coach of the Year.

During his career as a head coach of ISU, his team won three  Big 12 Conference team titles. Coming to 2009, he became the 12th head coach of Penn State University. Well, his team won the  2010–2011 Big Ten Championship as well as the NCAA Championship.

Moreover, his team won both the 2011-2012 Big Ten Title and the second Division I NCAA Team title. However, his team won four consecutive national titles from 2011 to 2014 as well as two more titles in 2016 and 2017.

Cael Sanderson Married, Wife, Children, Affairs, Dating

Professional former wrestler, as well as a coach, Cael Sanderson is blessed with a happy married life. He married his wife Kelly Sanderson in 2002. The husband and wife has two children, Tate Sanderson and Teag Sanderson.

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Sanderson gives his equal time to his family and profession. He often makes his appearance in the public with his family. Besides, he hasn’t faced any rumors of his other love affairs. Furthermore, there are no rumors of his divorce. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is white.

Cael Sanderson Net worth, Salary, Income, Earning 

Cael Sanderson earns a good sum of money in his career. One of the famous wrestler, as well as coach Cael Sanderson, deserves to have a good net worth and salary. During his wrestling career, he had won several matches and tournaments through which he obtains a good sum of money. 

Moreover, he also receives a decent amount of money from several fashion lines and brands as an endorsement. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that Cael Sanderson current estimated net worth is around a million dollar.