Ryan Marvin is in his second season on the Bemidji State coaching staff, serving as the team’s graduate assistant coach. He brings leadership honed competing as a player and a coach from coast to coast. He came to BSU after a one-year stint as the head coach of the Valencia (Calif.) Flyers of the Western States Hockey League.
Marvin led the Junior A Tier III Flyers to a .540 winning percentage and into the post-season in hi first season as a head coach.
Prior to his appointment with Valencia, Marvin served as an assistant coach at Morrisville State College, a NCAA Division III institution
in New York.
A native of California, Marvin is familiar with New York. He played his entire collegiate career in the northeast. After helping Morrisville
to a NJCAA Region III Championship, he led the Mustangs to a trip to the national championship before bowing out. For his efforts he was named to the league’s all-rookie
In 2003-04 Marvin was a member of the Buffalo State men’s hockey team before capping his career at Brockport State, where he was an assistant captain in 2006. Marvin also has roller hockey playing experience.
Marvin is no stranger to Minnesota. He pent the better part of the last four summers in Northern Minnesota as a coach and instructor at Minnesota Hockey Camps in Brainerd, Minn.
Marvin has attained Level 4 Certification by USA Hockey has been a contributing writer to USA Hockey Magazine and recently was a presenter at the USA Hockey Level 4 Coaches’ Clinic in Las Vegas.