Head Men's Basketball Coach: Ryan Ostendorf – 218-748-2424 firstname.lastname@example.org
In the spring of 2014, Mesabi Men's Basketball Coach Ryan Ostendorf was hired. Ostendorf begins his 5th season as the Head Coach with the Norsemen basketball team. Previously Ryan had been an assistant coach for Coach Tom Stackpool. Ostendorf worked for Stackpool in high school at the Mesabi Range College Summer Camps and later played two years for him after graduating from Virginia, Minnesota in 2006. While at Mesabi Range (2006-2008), Ostendorf led the Minnesota Community College Conference in rebounding and was fourth in the league in scoring his sophomore year.
After playing basketball and graduating from Mesabi Range College in 2008 with honors, Ostendorf went on to get his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. He majored in Psychology and minored in Professional and Personal Communications. The Virginia resident then obtained his graduate degree from St. Mary’s of Minnesota in Minneapolis in 2013. His degree was in Counseling Psychology and Psychological Services.
Ostendorf’s goal is winning a championship, but strives to help his players grow both athletically and academically. Through strong team unity, respect, and discipline, Ostendorf hopes to make an impact on his players’ lives.