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Ryan L'RoyHead Age Group CoachCumming Aquatic Center
Ryan swam competitively for Tualatin Hills Swim Team in Beaverton, Oregon from the age of 7 until he moved on to swim at the University of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. Ryan was an Oregon Zone Team member, as well as Junior National and Senior National qualifier during his swimming career. At the University of Minnesota, Ryan was a member of 3 Big Ten Championship Teams and received both the Hardest Worker award as well as the Jerry McCaul award.
Ryan graduated with a degree in History from the University of Minnesota in 2003. He began his coaching career at TWIN Cities Swim Team in Minnetonka, MN where he coached numerous state qualifiers, State Champions, High Point award winners and Junior National qualifiers.
In 2007 Ryan became the Head Age Group Coach at Roswell location of SwimAtlanta. During his tenure, he coached multiple Ga State Finalists, State Champions, State Record Holders and nationally ranked swimmers. Ryan was an Assistant GA Zone Coach in 2009 and the following year (2010) fulfilled the role of Head Zone Coach when the team placed 2nd at the Southeastern Zone Championships.
Ryan was most recently the Head Coach for TWIN Cities Swim Team in Minneapolis, MN where he began in the spring of 2011 and led the program for the past 4 years. The team grew from 50 swimmers to over 130 swimmers under his watch. While with TWIN Cities Swim Team Ryan ran all aspects of the program and was the Senior Group coach. Under his tutelage, the team produced numerous state finalists, sectional qualifiers, Grand Prix finalists, an Olympic Trial qualifier, Masters World record holder, and a second place finish at the 2015 Spring Sr. LSC Championship meet.
Ryan now lives in Cumming, GA with his wife who was a collegiate swimmer at the University of Tennessee and their 19 month old twins.