STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH
Ryan van Asten is in his second season as the club’s Strength and Conditioning Coach. van Asten is responsible for coordinating the overall strength and conditioning program for all of the players in the Kings organization.
Prior to joining the Kings, van Asten was a Head Strength and Conditioning coach and Coordinator for Hockey Canada and the Canadian Sport Centre – Calgary where he was part of the 2010 Olympic gold medal championship women’s hockey team in Vancouver. Along with the Olympic gold medal, van Asten was fortunate to be a part of three World Championship teams and multiple (10) World Cup medal winners in hockey and luge.
van Asten is a graduate of the University of Calgary where he earned a Master of Science degree in Neuromuscular Physiology. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences and a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP).
Ryan and his wife Jackie reside in Hermosa Beach.