Originally from McHenry, Illinois, Ryan played 2 sports at McHenry West High School during his time there as a Varsity Baseball Player and a State Ranked Wrestler. After graduating in 2015, he went to play baseball at Augustana College where he started for 3 years and assisted Augustana in both regular and conference tournament championships. During his time at ‘Auggie’ he earned an All Academic All American nomination, 2 time CCIW All Conference and .330 overall batting average. Additionally he was recognized as ‘Hitter of the Week’ with a batting average of .591, 13 hits, 9 RBI’s and a slugging percentage of .818 in February of 2019. After graduating with a Secondary Mathematics Education degree in 2019 he accepted a position teaching Math at Cary-Grove High School where he also assists in Coaching the Baseball and Wrestling teams. Ryan has participated in the Cardinals Organization which is now merged with the Phenom Organization since he was 11 years old. As a true lover of the game, Ryan is honored to be part of the Phenom Coaching Organization and hopes to help players reach their full potential both on and off the field.