Ryan has been involved in baseball his entire life, through his family. His father briefly 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 started at 3rd Base for the CAL West Team at the San Joaquin All-Star Game at Delta College in 2015. After high school, Ryan attended College of the Siskiyous for two years serving as the utility player, serving most of his time in the outfield and 3rd base.