Joey Ryan enters his seventh season at the helm of the Tulsa Athletic, and he has helped lead Tulsa to two conference championships, two conference runner-up and two national quarterfinal appearances.
A Harrison, N.J. native, Ryan won Hartwick College’s only national champion in school history in 1977. The team went undefeated, finishing with a 16-0-2 record. The 1977 team was a 2011 induction into the Hartwick Hall of Fame.
After his collegiate career, Ryan played professionally in the American Soccer League, the NASL and indoor in the MISL.
Ryan began his coaching career in the mid-80s. He has coached at the youth, high school, semi-pro and professional level in New York, New Jersey and Oklahoma.