Ryan has been involved through his family in baseball, his entire life. His dad played college baseball as well as his two brothers. He started playing from the early age of four years old, and has continued his love a baseball into adulthood.
He played for Merrill F. West High School as their starting short stop, 3rd baseman, and center fielder. Ryan was also the starting 3rd Baseman for the All Star Game at Delta College in 2015. After high school, Ryan attended College of the Siskiyous for two years playing for their team as a utility for all out field positions, 2nd base, 3rd base, and short stop.