Ryan is responsible for generating and effectively writing Wittenberg-related news and information. Ryan also directs and oversees the university's sports information operation, including all athletics department news, publicity and promotional efforts. He was recognized in 2007 and 2008 by the American Volleyball Coaches Association as the Great Lakes Region recipient of the Grant Burger Award.
A 1994 graduate of Miami University, Ryan holds a B.A. in English Literature/Journalism, as well as a master's degree in education/sports management from Cleveland State University. He lives in Springfield with his wife, Heather, and their sons, Joshua and Justin.