Ryan was born in Alberta but grew up in British Columbia. He started playing rugby at an early age, and played professionally with the Canadian National Team for a number of years. He graduated from the University of Victoria with a bachelor’s degree before attending Thompson Rivers University to pursue his law degree. Ryan was called to the bar in February 2018.
Balancing a professional sporting career with educational pursuits taught Ryan the value of hard work and time management. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, running, and spending time with his friends and family in northern BC.
2011 Bachelor of Arts in Social Justice - University of Victoria
2016 Juris Doctor - Thompson Rivers University