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Ryan Johnson

Wayzata Public Schools
Director of Strength and Conditioning
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Ryan Johnson teaches physical education at Wayzata High School and is the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for Wayzata Public Schools, a position he began in 2000. Wayzata Athletics have captured 54 team state titles in his tenure and Johnson works directly with the three-time state champion football program as Director of Operations and Player Development. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is the Minnesota NSCA State Director. The NSCA awarded him the national High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the year for 2017. In 2010, he was named the NSCA Minnesota High School Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year. In 2013, he was named the NSCA National State Director of the Year. A former volunteer firefighter, he also received an Award of Merit from the Minnesota Department of Health and Safety for participation in a lifesaving CPR/AED effort to revive a player that suffered sudden cardiac arrest while at practice. He is also a Founding Board Member of the National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA) and serves as the Mid America Regional Director. Johnson is a frequent clinician, speaker and his Wayzata Trojan Power program has been visited by over 50 other high school and small college programs. He also volunteered his time in the Rockford School District where he and his wife and four children reside by serving as the Rockford Area Athletic Association President and Youth Football Director.