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Ryan Ward

Ryan Ward

Ward with Edmonton Rush

Ryan has been playing lacrosse since the age of three. For the last 30 years, Ryan has played in top indoor and outdoor leagues across North America. He has spends most of his free time coaching youth lacrosse camps / clinics throughout the Twin Cities. Ryan currently resides in Chanhassen, Minnesota and teaches Physical Education Shakopee Area Catholic School (SACS). He is also the Varsity Head Coach of the Eden Prairie High School Lacrosse Team that has won two MSHSL State Championships.

Career Highlights:

  • Member of 2006 Gold medal winning Team Canada in the World Lacrosse Championships.
  • Former member of the Philadelphia Wings (NLL).
  • Edmonton Rush Franchise Points Leader
  • Two-time National Lacrosse League  All-Star selection.
  • Western Lacrosse Association MVP, First Team All-Star and two-time Mann Cup Champion with the Victoria Shamrocks (2003 & 2005).
  • Member of the 2004 NLL All-Rookie Team.
  • Drafted second overall in 2004 draft by the MLL's Rochester Rattlers.
  • Drafted third overall in 2004 by NLL's Philadelphia Wings.
  • Preseason Honorable Mention All-American (2003).
  • Butler University Team Captain & assist leader.
  • Three-time GWLL All-Conference selection.
  • Graduate Assistant Coach at Butler University.

Coaching Highlights:
 * 2x MSHSL State Champion Coach
 * Most Coaching wins in Minnesota History
 * TC Select Owner/Director
 * TC Stars USBOXLA Owner/Director

2013 Minnesota State Champion Coach

Professional NLL Player