SDSU coach chasing Olympic dream

BROOKINGS – Jon Reader won a Division I wrestling national championship his senior year at Iowa State.

For many a wrestler, this would be the perfect ending to a lifetime of hard work and sacrifice.

For Reader, it was just the beginning.

Going 39-0 in a Cyclone singlet that year and earning All-America honors for the third time validated for Reader a dream that was born when he was a high school wrestler in Michigan: to one day stand on a podium and accept an Olympic Gold Medal on behalf of his country. Continue reading at