Athletics Coaching Staff
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Facilities
Ryan also assisted with several special events while at SMU, including the 2004 Republican National Party Final Campaign which featured President George W. Bush, Toby Keith and other prominent figures. Among the other special events he worked were the 2004 Texas Best Robotics Event, the 2002 Men's College Cup, multiple cheerleading events, the Texas high school basketball playoffs and the Global Games Basketball Tournament.
Prior to joining the staff at SMU, Ryan spent seven months at Soutwest Texas State as an atheltic facilities and operations intern. At SWT he assisted in the supervision of game operations for all athletic events and acted as the primary contact and liason between athletic summer camps and housing and dining services. Ryan was also the primary contact and supervisor for all high school events that took place at SWT.
Ryan also spent two years as an athletic facilities and game operations graduate assistant at Wichita State. His event management responsibilities included assisting in parking, security, payment of officials, scoreboard and sound-system maintenance and venue setup. He earned his master's degree in education from Wichita State in the spring of 2002.
Ryan attended Kansas State as an undergraduate, earning a bachelor's of science degree in the fall of 1999. While at K-State he worked as a statistician for the Wildcat Sports Network and was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.