Ryan Waite
Recruiting Coordinator/Assistant Men's and Women's Distance Coach
Office
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Contact

  • ryan.waite@byu.edu

Coaching Honors

  • At Delaware, he led the women's cross country team to a third-place finish at the 2021 Colonial Athletic Association Championships and placed ninth at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals
  • Served as interim head coach of the Delaware track and field program in 2021-22, coaching two athletes to spots in the NCAA East Preliminaries and the team to a runner-up finish at the 2022 CAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
  • Assisted in Delaware's 2019 CAA Outdoor Track & Field championship and coached the cross country team to a second-place finish at the 2019 CAA Championship

Coaching Experience

  • BYU (2022-Present)
    • Recruiting Coordinator/Assistant Men's and Women's Distance Coach (2022-Present)
  • Delaware (2016-2022)
    • Head Cross Country Coach/Head Track & Field Coach (2022)
    • Head Cross Country Coach/Interim Head Track & Field Coach (2021-22)
    • Head Cross Country Coach/Associate Head Track & Field Coach (2020-21)
    • Head Cross Country Coach/Assistant Track & Field Coach (2018-20)
    • Assistant Cross Country Coach/Assistant Track & Field Coach (2016-18)
  • BYU (2013-2016)
    • Director of Operations - Cross Country/Track & Field (2014-16)
    • Student Assistant Coach - Cross Country/Track & Field (2013-14)

College Running Career - BYU (2010-13)

  • Five-time All-American
  • Three-time Conference Champion
  • Holds school record in the distance medley relay
  • Third all-time at BYU in the indoor 800 meter run (1:48.49)
  • Holds school's fourth best time in the outdoor 800 meter (1:46.83)

Education

  • BYU (2014, B.A. Communications)
  • Delaware (2020, MPA)

Personal/Family

  • Wife: Ashlynn
  • Children: Has four children, Bria, Jackson, Grant and Dani. Jackson's middle name (Edward) is in honor of BYU coach Ed Eyestone.
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