Velocity Staff

Ryan Wheatley    Head Coach

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Ryan is the former Head Volleyball Coach at Ohio Christian University (2014-2015). During his time he led OCU to a 28-17 record, and a berth in the NCCAA DII National Tournament. OCU came up short after a 5-0 tournament run to become the NCCAA DII National Championship Runner-Up. Ryan has coached many athletes that have gone on to play at the DI, DII, DIII and NAIA levels, several of those athletes have received 1st and 2nd Team All-American honors in their respective divisions.

Ryan is also a college scout for the National Scouting Report, one of two scouts in the Ohio area. Assisting athletes with recruitment guidance to play at the DI, DII, DIII and NAIA levels


Playing Experience:
Westerville North High School (1991-1993): Setter/Rightside
Wright-Patterson AFB Base Team: Setter/OH (1994-1997)
Eglin AFB Base Team: Setter/Rightside (1998-2000) (Captain/Coach)
MacDill AFB Base Team (2008-2013): Outside/Setter (Coach)
Coaching Experience: 15+ years (Volleyball/Soccer)

Velocity VBC
15s- 2015
16s- 2016
17s- 2017, 2018

18s- 2019

Tampa Bay One Volleyball Club
16s- 2013, 2014
15s- 2010, 2011, 2012
14s- 2013, 2014

Robinson High School, FL (2008-2011)
Varsity Head Coach
5A District 11 Championship
Western Conference Coach of the Year (2011)



Liberty Union High School, OH (2018-present)

JV Head Coach

21-0 (Straight Sets) during the regular season in the MSL

I am excited that Velocity VBC has put their faith in me as their Director. I truly believe in helping players get to that next level and pushing them to achieve their goals. I have always been committed to developing players and training them to their potential. I know that Velocity is a great place to do that!

Ryan is a Retired Air Force Veteran that served as a Combat Medic for 20 years.

Ryan currently lives with his wife of 23 years, Marcie, and their 3 children, Lauren, Gwendolyn and Logan.