Ryan attended Aston Manor Academy from 2016 to 2019. He studied a BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport, Development, Coaching and Fitness. Ryan graduated from Aston Manor Academy in 2019. with a triple distinction star. During his time at Aston Manor Academy Ryan played a key role in the team that won the 2018/19 Northern Conference Championships and were ranked inside the top four in the country. Ryan was selected for the Northern Conference all-star team in the same year. Upon leaving Aston Manor Academy, Ryan was offered a scholarship to join Dodge City Community College in the USA. Due to Covid, Ryan returned from the US and currently plays for Derby Trailblazers in Division 1 of the national league.