ANGOLA, IND. -- Ryan McFarland was named an Assistant Coach with the men's volleyball program in the fall of 2018 and then became a full-time assistant and an assistant for women's volleyball during the summer of 2019.
McFarland came to Trine after a year as the head coach of the junior varsity boys team at Lincoln Way West High School in Illinois as well as helping with the varsity boys team as the setting coach. In addition, McFarland served as a coach with the Ultimate Volleyball Club in Chicago.
At the college level, McFarland was the head coach of the women's club team (2012-15) at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich. While there, he was in charge of all team activities and helped lead his teams to multiple top-ten finishes and club national tournament appearances.
McFarland was a student at Ferris State where he completed three years towards a Bachelor's degree in marketing.