Wednesday, 07 February 2018 09:08
WEEK OF MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018
Ryan is 15 years old and a Sophomore at West Salem High School. He has played soccer for the last 6 years and has been a soccer referee for the last 3 years. He has also been an assist coach for his sister's soccer team the last 2 years. Besides sports Ryan is a Boy Scout and holds the "Life Rank" and is working towards his "Eagle Rank". He enjoys working at the Boy Scout Camp in summer teaching the younger scouts and being outdoors.
Ryan is also involved in Odyssey of the Mind (OM) in which his team in 8th grade won state and took 27th place at the world finals. For the last 2 years he has been the assistant coach for his sister's Odyssey of the Mind team, which won state last year in their division. Ryan also competes in DECA at his school, which last year as a Freshmen he placed 3rd in regionals and earned him a spot at state. Ryan has made the honor roll throughout the last 2 years.
Ryan was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes three years ago and as you can see he does not let this disease slow him down or stop him from doing the things he loves.
Published in Z93's ATHLETE OF THE WEEK