Ryan Dean
Ryan Dean
Title: Assistant Coach
Year: 4th at MIT
Previous College: MIT '08

After completing his four-year playing career with the Engineers, Ryan Dean joined the coaching staff in 2009 as a volunteer assistant coach for the MIT men's volleyball team.

Dean graduated from MIT in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and minors in Management and Economics. During his playing career at MIT, Dean was a four-year starter and three-year captain. He was a two-time MIT Defensive Player of the Year and holds the Institute records for digs in a season and a career. Dean also ranks in the top 10 for career kills, assists, aces, blocks, and aces in a season. He collected North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division All-Division Second Team honors in 2007 and 2008.

Dean currently works at Altman Vilandrie and Company, a boutique telecom consulting firm in downtown Boston, where he advises clients on strategic decisions. Dean hails from Valencia, Calif., where he attended Valencia High School. He enjoys competing in Yankee Volleyball and is always looking for new playing opportunities.