• Department of Athletics



Degrees and Certifications:


Ryan Peña
Head Athletic Trainer

Ryan Peña is one of three head athletic trainers for the Dallas ISD Athletics Department. He has been a practicing athletic trainer since 2001 and been with the district since 2004. He received a bachelor’s of science from New Mexico State University in 1999 and a master’s of science from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2001. 

Prior to joining Dallas ISD, Peña worked in outpatient physical therapy and durable medical equipment sales.

Among his highlights as athletic trainer are volunteer rotations at two United States Olympic Committee training facilities in Chula Vista, Calif. in 2007 and Colorado Springs, Colo. in 2015. Peña serves as a volunteer with two professional organizations, SWATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee and North Texas Athletic Trainers’ Society. He enjoys building relationships with student-athletes, coaches and his fellow athletic trainers.

During personal time, Peña enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, and spending time with family.

Contact Information:
Office: (214) 421-4778
E-mail: rypena@dallasisd.org