Ryan Beatson

NCCP: Certified Development Coach
Playing Career: 5 years in ACAC – 2 with Medicine Hat College and 3 with Red Deer College
Coaching Experience: 2 years Head Coach & 4 years Assistant Coach with Kings Volleyball Club
Education: Bachelor Of Arts Degree – Psychology Major
Marital Status: Single

Ryan is a relatively new coach with a strong passion for growing the game of volleyball and developing young athletes in all areas of life. He is a certified developmental coach with the National Coaches Certification Program in Canada and a recent graduate of University of Calgary/ Red Deer College’s collaborative Bachelors Degree with a major in Psychology. Ryan played 5 years of collegiate volleyball in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference, two of which with Medicine Hat College and three with Red Deer College where he won 2 provincials championships and 2 national championships. He was an assistant coach for the Red Deer College Queens in the first semester of the 2018/2019 season before returning the Kings Program for the second semester where he helped lead the team to a silver medal at the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association national championships. Ryan began assistant coaching with Kings Volleyball Club while he was playing with the Red Deer College Kings and is now looking forward to his third year as head coach with the club in 2021. He also grew up in Red Deer playing youth volleyball with the Kings Club eventually going on to fulfill his dream of playing for his home town college while representing the team as a captain in his final year.

  • Head Coach of U17 Kings Volleyball Club 2018 & 2020. Assistant Coach U16-U18 Kings Volleyball Club 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2019.
  • Assistant Coach for Red Deer College Queens first semester of 2018/2019 season
  • Coaching Experience with Summer Camps 2018-present
    • Red Deer College Volleyball Camp Ages 10-14
    • Volleyball Alberta Sylvan Lake Camp Ages 12-16
    • Prairie College Volleyball Camp Ages 12-16
    • Nexus Volleyball Day Camp Ages 14-18
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree Psychology Major – completion of honors project studying the effects of mindfulness practice on cognitive and athletic performance. a