|High School:||Olathe NW HS|
In High School: Was a two-year starter as a pitcher and catcher for Olathe Northwest HS. Earned honorable mention all-conference as a junior after posting a 3-1 record with a 3.35 ERA. As a sophomore, Ryan posted a 2.86 ERA. Led the Ravens to a regional championship in 2009.
Personal: Ryan is a pre-pharmacy major at MSSU. He is the son of Mike and Marcy Taylor. Ryan was born in Merriam, Kan. on July 2, 1992.