Andy Ryan completed his first season as an assistant men's soccer coach following a standout career as a Leatherneck goalkeeper.
In his first year as an assistant coach, Ryan guided goalie Yves Dietrich to an impressive 1.17 goals against average, eighth-best in program history, and .776 save percentage in Dietrich's first year as a Leatherneck. Ryan helped Dietrich improve throughout the year, culminating in a stretch of a five-game span in which Dietrich went 4-0-1 at the end of the regular season and in the conference tournament. The 2012 Summit League title was Ryan's first as an assistant coach after winning two as a player.
2011: Started 20 of the Leathernecks 21 matches in net...The only match he did not start was the season opener due to injury...Team captain...Owner of an overall 13-6-1 mark...Recorded a total of 95 saves, a .826 save percentage and 0.98 goals per game average...Was named to the 2011 All-Summit League First Team...Ryan was named Summit League 'Defensive Player of the Week' for four times in 2011...Ryan was named SoccerSavings.com/Chicagoland Soccer News 'Men's College Player of the Week' on October 3rd for the week prior...Finished atop of nearly all goalkeeper categories in the Summit League...He also ranked nationally in multiple categories.
2010: All-Summit League Second Team selection...Named to the Summit League Fall Academic All-League Team and the Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence...Started all 18 matches and played every minute in net for the Leathernecks...Posted a 1.23 goals against average and a .793 save percentage...Recorded three shutouts on the season...Made five or more saves in 11 contests...Recorded back-to-back games with eight saves (10/23 and 10/26)...Logged over 1,700 minutes in goal.
2009: Appeared in three matches and made two starts...Posted a 2-1-0 record along with a 1.60 goals against average and an .826 save percentage in 225:00 minutes...Named to the Summit League Fall Academic All-League Team.
2008: Played five matches in the net, starting three times...Recorded two shutouts...Made nine saves and allowed one goal...Recorded a goals against average of .24 in 367 minutes of action...Named to the Summit League Fall Academic All-League Team.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2006 IHSCAA All-State selection...Two-time All-Conference and All-Area team honor...2005 Golden Glove Award at National ODP Finals.
PERSONAL: Son of Patrick and Kathryn Ryan...Born Feb. 22, 1989...Majoring in Recreation Park and Tourism Administration...Also competed for the Leatherneck track and field team...Set school records in the indoor and outdoor pole vault in 2008...NCAA Mideast Regional Qualifier in the pole vault in 2008.