Ryan MacDonald, CSCS

Job Title: 
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Strength & Conditioning

BA Honours Kinesiology & Physical Education


Ryan MacDonald has been the Physical Preparation Coach for Volleyball Canada’s Beach National Team since 2013, overseeing both the Men’s and Women’s Senior and Next Gen programs. Since joining the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario in 2014, his role has expanded as Integrated Support Team (IST) Lead to coordinate and drive the Sport Science and Sport Medicine network that supports Volleyball Canada’s Beach athletes.  

Ryan holds an Honours BA in Kinesiology & Physical Education with his graduate work in Exercise Science and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Professional Affiliations: 
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Research Interests: 
  • Recovery and Regeneration Techniques
  • Retention of Jump Performance
  • Optimal Shoulder Mechanics
Volleyball Canada Beach National Team