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Director of Strength and Conditioning
Ryan specializes in functional movement screening and performance enhancement. He has an extensive knowledge of sports medicine, and strength and conditioning that he utilizes to help athletes achieve their goals and performance needs.
Prior to working at Pro Performance, Ryan worked at Elite Athletic Performance, in Mechanicsburg, Pa., as a sports performance coach. There, he was responsible for a multitude of duties including supervising and coaching athletes ages 8 through the master adult athlete, providing sports nutrition recommendations for performance and recovery, screening athletes for injury risks and faults, designing, implementing and adjusting more than 200 individual programs for clients/athletes, and coordinating with physical therapists in rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletes. Previously, Ryan attended California University of Pennsylvania to earn his master’s degree. He worked as an intern strength and conditioning coach for the football, baseball, and track and field teams. During that time, he was also a graduate assistant athletic trainer and strength coach at Penn State University, Fayette Branch, covering their athletic teams.
Ryan is very proud of the time he spent working with The Ignition Athletic Performance group. He traveled to China for three weeks as the professional basketball team’s athletic trainer and strength and conditioning coach. The team’s trip to China was for a pre-Olympic challenge against the Chinese National Team. Upon returning to the states, a second three-game series against Dominican Republic Olympic Team was played at Northern Kentucky University.
Education California University of Pennsylvania – California, Pennsylvania
Masters of Science in Athletic Training and Sports Performance Thesis: The Effects of a Novel Elastic Ankle Taping on Functional Performance
Ohio University –Athens, Ohio
Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training & Psychology Minor
USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
NASM Certified Performance Specialist
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
American Heart Association CPR/AED Professional Rescuer Certification
BOC Athletic Training Certified
Functional Movement Screen Certified
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