Kevin Ryan will begin his fifth season as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach in the Fall of 2016. The 2015-16 Lions went 18-9 before falling to Manor College in the semifinals of the NJCAA D2 Region 19 Tournament. 2015-16 marked the third consecutive post-season apperance for Ryan's Lions. In his four seasons, Ryan has coached 9 All Garden State Athletic Conference award winners, 8 All Region 19 award winners, two Region 19 Players of the Year, and two NJCAA D2 All-Americans.
A resident of Scotch Plains, NJ, Ryan is a 2 year varsity letter winner at St. Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, NJ. After his sophomore year, he transferred to Lawrence Academy in Groton, MA where he was also a 2 year varsity letter winner. Upon graduating from Lawrence Academy, Ryan was recruited to play at NCAA Division III Hartwick College in New York where he started every game as a freshman. In his sophomore season he transferred to Catholic University where he finished his academic career and remained active in the basketball world.
Ryan began his coaching career in 2008 working with Team Freckles AAU. He has served as the Assistant Coach for the 17U team since and as well as the Head Coach for the 15U team since 2011. Working with over 10 NCAA Division I players, Ryan also has served as the Head Varsity Girls Coach in the Mount St. Mary’s Academy Fall League.
In addition to being the Head Men's Basketball Coach, Ryan is the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information and Eligibility for the RVCC Athletic Department. He resides in Scotch Plains, NJ.