June 17, 2014 - by
John Ritcher Bio

  John Ritcher
John Ritcher

Assistant Strength and Speed Coach

3rd season at FSU

Alma Mater:
North Carolina State ’05

The Ritcher Profile

Birthdate: September 29, 1982

Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.

High School: Ravenscroft School

College: North Carolina State

Family: wife, Ashley

Coaching Background

  • John Ritcher joined the Florida State strength & conditioning staff in March 2008 and will earn a masters degree in Sports Management from FSU this summer.
  • Prior to his arrival at FSU, Ritcher played fullback and linebacker for the Georgia Force in the Arena Football League in 2007 and spent two years as the head strength and conditioning coach at his high school alma mater, Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, N.C.
  • A four-year letter winner at tight end for NC State, Ritcher earned the Mike Hardy and Bob Warren team awards. He earned his undergraduate degree in Zoology.

Coaching History

Florida State, 2008-present (assistant strength & conditioning coach); Ravenscroft School, 2005-2007 (head strength & conditioning coach).

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