Team USA Indoor
Coach Ryan's Bio:
A nine-year NLL veteran, Ryan amassed 202 points in 95 career games. Ryan played in Boston and Baltimore, before joining Philadelphia, where he was a member of the 2001 World Championship team. Ryan was a member of Team USA in 2002 as they defeated Canada in the Heritage Cup. He played for the New Jersey Pride in Major League Lacrosse's inaugural season. He recently completed his second stint as Head Coach of the US Indoor Team that competed in the World Championships in Prague in May 2011 and Halifax in 2007. Ryan registered an 18-14 record and two straight berths in the NLL Playoffs as the head coach of the Boston Blazers in 2009 - 2010. Tom is currently the head coach and General Manager for the Charlotte Copperheads Professional Indoor Lacrosse Team that play their home games at Bojangles’ Coliseum. Ryan was an All American Attackman at Bowdoin College where he is still the all-time leading scorer with 315 points. He is a member of the Canton, NY High School and Bowdoin College Hall of Fames.
Tom Ryan has a Master's degree in Psychology from Connecticut College. He released a DVD entitled Stir It Up that chronicles his road from rural Canton, NY to an NLL World Championship with the Philadelphia Wings. Showcasing Tom’s unique philosophy on the game and the way it should be played. The DVD contains a 30 minute lacrosse film as well as instructional segments to help players of all ages.