Jeff Vesta

Jeff Vesta

Assistant Wrestling Coach

(620) 820-1026 | jeffv@labette.edu

Jeff Vesta enters his first year as Head Coach for the Labette Community College Cardinals wrestling team. Coach Vesta is originally from Manhattan, KS where he was a 6A high school state champion. He was also a 6x Fargo All-American earning three in Freestlye and three in Greco-Roman. After graduating high school Coach Vesta went on to Neosho County Community College, where he obtained an All-American status as a redshirt freshman placing 4th at nationals. In Coach Vesta’s final season at Neosho he won an individual National Championship at 125lbs while also receiving his associated degree in liberal arts. After graduating from Neosho County he attended Newberry College a Division ll wrestling program where he captured another All-American title making him a 3x College All-American. In his final year at Newberry Coach Vesta was a graduate assistant coach for the wrestling team. In May of 2015 he graduated from Newberry College with his Bachelor’s Degree in Leisure Services and Physical Education.


Julian Smith

Julian Smith

Assistant Wrestling Coach

(620) 820-1026 | julians@labette.edu