Owner and Coach
Ryan was born and raised in Reno, NV. He earned a swim scholarship at the University of Iowa and graduated in 2009. During his time as a Hawkeye, Ryan was voted team captain his senior season.
He has been involved in the fitness industry for 20+ years through coaching, training, producing running events, and managing a running store.
Currently, Ryan is based in Lawrence, Kansas where he is an assistant coach for the University of Kansas swim team.
He has prior college coaching experience as the head coach of the University of Mary and an assistant coach at the University of New Mexico.
From 2018 - 2021, Ryan was the head coach of Reno Aquatic Club. During his time leading the team, he developed an Olympic Trials qualifier and several nationally ranked swimmers.
He has competed in multiple open water races, running events, ultramarathons, and triathlons including the Ironman World Championships in St. George, Utah.
ACE Personal Trainer
America Swim Coaches Association Level 4