Degrees and Certifications:

BS, Health & Exercise Science- Health Promotion... Colorado State University (2006) MS, Health & Exercise Science- Sports Psychology... University of California, Pennsylvania (2020, Anticipated)

Mr. Ryan Burgess

Hello and welcome to my "online" classroom!  This is my first year teaching in the Long Branch School District, having spent the past three in Keansburg, NJ.  I grew up in the Long Branch area, so I'm thrilled to back here to serve this community.  I was a graduate of The Marine Academy of Science & Technology on Sandy Hook, after which I went to Colorado State University to pursue a degree in Health & Exercise Science, where I also played football.  After graduating college I spent almost fifteen years working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach around the country, applying my knowledge of science into helping athletes perform at their peak.  In the summer of 2017 I relocated back home so my son could grow up closer to his extended family and I made the choice to change careers and become a teacher, completing the Alternate Route Teacher Certification Program through Monmouth University.  It brings me great joy to open up young minds to all of the possibilites science has to offer, so I look forward to helping your child ignite the spark of curiosity!

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