Ryan graduated from Misericordia University (2004) with his Master of Science in Physical Therapy and completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at SUNY Upstate Medical University (2006). He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 2007 and has completed continuing education courses in McKenzie (Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine), Sports Conditioning/Rehab, Gary Gray Functional Rehab, and Kinesiotaping, along with an extensive literature review on running biomechanics/rehab and Cancer Rehab. He remains an active member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). Ryan enjoys an active lifestyle with his wife and 3 boys during his free time.