Ryan Johnson teaches physical education at Wayzata High School and is the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for Wayzata Public Schools, a position he began in 2000. Wayzata High School has captured 54 team state titles in his tenure and Johnson works directly with the three-time state champion football program as the Director of Operations and Player Development. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is the Minnesota NSCA State Director. In 2010, he was named the NSCA Minnesota High School Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year. In 2013, he was named the NSCA State Director of the Year. Johnson was also named the NSCA 2017 National High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year. A former volunteer firefighter, he also received an Award of Merit from the Minnesota Department of Health and Safety for participation in a lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)/automated external defibrillator (AED) effort to revive a player that suffered sudden cardiac arrest while at practice.