Horn Named Director of Athletic Performance for Basketball
Ryan Horn helped Tulsa win the 2013-14 Conference USA championship.

April 28, 2014

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest head basketball coach Danny Manning announced today that Ryan Horn has joined the Demon Deacon staff as the program's Director of Athletic Performance.

Horn comes to the Deacons following three seasons at the University of Tulsa where he helped the Golden Hurricane win the 2013-14 Conference USA regular season and tournament championships--the program's first league title since 2003.

Horn most recently directed the athletic performance programs for the Tulsa men's basketball and softball teams while assisting with football. He also previously worked with the Golden Hurricane women's basketball and women's soccer teams.

Prior to Tulsa, Horn spent five seasons at VCU as the associate head strength and conditioning coach. Horn was directly responsible for designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for the Rams' men's and women's soccer, field hockey and golf teams while also assisting with men's and women's basketball.

Horn began his professional career as a volunteer intern at Robert Morris University and Liberty University where he assisted with all aspects of the strength and conditioning program for football and men's and women's basketball.

Horn played football at East Stroudsburg University for one season and James Madison University for three seasons.

Originally from Inwood, W.Va., Horn graduated from Shepherd University with a bachelor's degree in exercise science in May of 2007 and completed his master's degree through the VCU Center for Sports Leadership in 2008.

Horn is an approved mentor and strength and conditioning coach certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. He is also a certified Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting and a Level 1 Track and Field Coach through USA Track and Field.

 

 

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