Ryan Montgomery Image
Head Coach - 2nd Season
Alma Mater: Hamline University
Phone: 701-845-7240

Ryan Montgomery is in his second year as head coach of the Valley City State University men’s basketball program.

Montgomery was announced as the 21st coach in program history on Aug. 4, 2016, leading the Vikings for the first time during the 2016-17 season.

Montgomery guided the Vikings to a 16-15 overall record during his first season and a fifth-place finish in the NSAA standings. Junior Jayden Ferguson was named 1st Team All Conference and junior Austin Dunbar was named the NSAA Defensive Player of the Year.

Montgomery previously served as assistant coach at Bemidji State University (BSU) in Bemidji, Minn., since 2010; from 2008–10 he served as a graduate assistant at BSU. Montgomery coached four years under current BSU head coach Mike Boschee, a native of Valley City.

At BSU, Montgomery served as recruiting coordinator and was active in all phases of the Beaver men’s basketball program, including individual player development, academic progress, game preparation, and team travel. Montgomery also served as camp coordinator and instructor; in his career, he has worked more than 100 player development campus.

During his tenure on the Bemidji staff, the Beavers went 87-81, including shares of two Northern Sun conference titles and a program best 22-9 record and an NCAA Division II tournament appearance in the 2011–12 campaign.

Prior to joining BSU, Montgomery served as assistant coach in 2007–08 at his alma mater, Plainview-Elgin-Millville High School in Plainview, Minn.

Montgomery holds a master’s degree in sport studies from BSU and a bachelor’s degree in exercise sports science with a minor in psychology from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn., where he played college basketball.

Montgomery and his wife, Trista, reside in Valley City.

2017-18 Men's Basketball Roster
Roster for 2017-18 Men's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Justyn GallowaySRGuard6-3 Kenosha, Wis.Rochester Community & Tech College
2Jake SkellyFRGuard6-2 Grand Rapids, Minn.
3Chase CarpenterSRForward6-4 Valley City, N.D.
4Rashad SatahooSRGuard6-2 North Lauderdale, Fla.
5Jayden FergusonSRForward6-5 Williston, N.D.
10Alex QuistSRGuard5-11 Bismarck, N.D.
12Hunter McCallaFRGuard6-4 Becker, Minn.
13Matt RudolphFRGuard6-3 Bismarck, N.D.
14Logan NelsonFRGuard6-3 Hunter, N.D.
21Denzel KennedySOForward6-4 Cairns, Australia
22Austin DunbarSRForward6-5 Dolton, Ill.Milwaukee Area Technical College
24Jouvon EdisonJRCenter6-10 Reno, Nev.Umpqua Community College
25Collin TrottierFRForward6-7 West Fargo, N.D.
33Antonio MaddoxFRGuard6-3 Minneapolis, Minn.
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