Ryan Foster
Ryan Foster
Title: Strength and Conditioning Coach
Phone: 540-264-2064
Email: ryan.foster@svu.edu

Ryan Foster is strength and conditioning coach, assistant soccer coach and Rice Fitness Center manager at Southern Virginia University.

Foster earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Virginia in 2013. He is certified by the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers, and is currently working on his National Strength and Conditioning Association certification.

Most recently, Foster had a standout career for the Knights men’s soccer team, helping the Knights to back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in program history since 2002-03.

Following a superb senior season as co-captain in 2012, Foster was named to the USCAA All-American First Team at the midfield position. During his junior year, Foster earned 2011 USCAA Academic All-American honors respectively.

He served a fulltime mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mexico.

Foster and his wife, Kellsi, live in Buena Vista with their daughter.