Dan Ryan joins Belmont Basketball in 2018-19 as director of basketball operations.
In that capacity, Ryan will support Coach Byrd and the coaching staff with a number of responsibilities, including player development, video scouting, practice plans and recruiting.
A native of Chicago, Ryan played two seasons on the men's basketball team at College of Lake County. He later transferred to Illinois State University, where he served as a three-year team manager for the Redbirds and head coach Dan Muller.
Ryan has served as an AAU coach for Kessel Heat, Illinois WarHawks and Upward Stars Nashville, and has worked numerous camps, including Butler, Davidson and Loyola Chicago.
He is pursuing a master of sport administration from Belmont University.