Ryan has a degree in physical education from Eastern Connecticut State University where he played lacrosse also. After College Ryan taught as a health and physical education teacher for several school districts including Amity Regional, Seymour, and the State Technical School System. He has also been heavily involved in the sports department at Amity where he is a Ski Racing and Lacrosse Coach.
Ryan found interest in physical fitness in his college years after taking a few strength and conditioning classes. In the years to follow he was always looking for the next best thing. Since leaving his teaching position, Ryan has never been happier. He enjoys coaching and is always striving to become better at what he does. He wants to help everyone from the person who has never lifted or exercised before to the most advanced athletes.