Ryan has a unique insight into the business of professional sports. As a former professional athlete, Ryan has experienced first-hand the importance of quality representation from one’s rookie contract to post career planning. A two-sport athlete in high school, Ryan excelled on the playing field. Initially committing to play Quarterback at Colorado State, Ryan was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays following his senior year. His professional baseball career spanned 5 seasons playing within the Minnesota Twins organization, along with time spent in the Canadian Football League with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Following his playing career, Ryan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Ottawa University and furthered his education earning his MBA with an emphasis in Sports Management from Lindenwood University.