Ryan is a native of Eastern North Carolina and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science in 2015. After graduation, Ryan continued his studies at UNC and completed his Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology in the Spring of 2017. He previously worked as a Personal Trainer and Health Fitness Specialist for Cisco Systems in North Carolina before moving Roanoke. Ryan plans to continue his education and apply to DPT programs after gaining experience in the field. In his spare time, he enjoys going hiking, weight training, and playing recreational sports.