Ryan was born and raised in Southern California. His track and field career started at Santa Margarita High School where he competed in various events his Junior and Senior year. Gravitating towards the 800 he ultimately placed 2nd in the California State Meet garnering him a scholarship to UCSB. Ryan then went on to be a 3 time All-American and UCSB school record holder in the 800m with a time of 1:44.77. After graduating from UCSB Ryan competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials placing 4th in the 800m final. Ryan now runs professionally for the shoe company Asics and has competed in several international events for team USA. Ryan hopes to make his first Olympic team in the summer of 2016.
800 PR: 1:44.77
3 Time NCAA D1 All-American
Team USA 2011 World UniversityGames
4th Pace Finish at 2012 Olympic Trials
Bronze Medal at Pan American Games
Gold Medal at NACACs