Ryan Tibbets

Assistant Sports Performance Coach

Ryan Tibbets

Assistant Sports Performance Coach

Sport Responsibilities: Baseball, Women’s Soccer
Home Town: Scurry, TX
Currently Resides: Palo Alto, CA
Birthday: April 23

Professional Education:

  • Ouachita Baptist University – BA Kinesiology
  • Henderson State University – MS Sports Administration

Past Experience and Accomplishments

  • 2018-Present – Assistant Sports Performance Coach; Stanford University
  • 2017-2018 – Intern Assistant Sports Performance Coach; Stanford University
  • 2017-2018 – Volunteer Intern Sports Performance Coach; Stanford University
  • 2014-2016 – Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach; Ouachita Baptist University


After being on The Farm for a year and a half, the 2018 season will mark Tibbets’ first year as a full-time sports performance coach responsible for baseball and women’s soccer. Tibbets came to Stanford in January of 2017 as volunteer intern where he worked with football, women’s soccer, men’s volleyball, field hockey, and women’s crew. Tibbets then served as an an assistant sports performance coach responsible for women’s soccer, women’s water polo, men’s gymnastics, and sailing while also assisting with baseball and women’s crew. In this role, Tibbets experienced immediate success with women’s soccer winning the 2017 NCAA Championship, baseball winning its first PAC-12 Championship since 2004, and women’s water polo finishing as NCAA runners-up. Men’s gymnastics also finished fourth overall in the country and sailing enjoying its second-best finish all-time at fifth overall.

Prior to his time at Stanford, Tibbets served as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, Ouachita Baptist University, in both strength and conditioning and as an assistant coach for the football team. Here, Tibbets experienced an overall record of 24-9 with OBU’s only undefeated season in 2014 where they finished 10-0 as GAC Champions. Tibbets also had 1 All-American, 11 All-Region, and 43 total All-GAC selections including the 2014 Special Teams Player of the Year and the 2015 Freshmen of the Year under his watch at Ouachita Baptist.

Tibbets graduated with a Master’s of Science degree in Sports Administration from Henderson State University in 2016 and holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Secondary Education that he earned in 2014. He also has his CSCS through the NSCA and is CPR/AED certified through the American Heart Association.

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