Ryan is an Arizona native and grew up in Mesa. He received his Bachelor of Science with Honors in Exercise Science from Arizona State University. He continued his education by graduating August 2000 from Arizona School of Health Sciences, currently known as A.T. Still University, with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. Ryan is fluent in Spanish. He has had clinical experience in out-patient orthopedics, acute rehabilitation, balance disorders, pre and post surgical orthopedics, and home health care. He also has a great interest in aquatic PT as a tool to assist people to reaching their goals.