First signed for the club during the summer of 2003 from Hucknall Town where he was voted their player of the season. Prior to Hucknall, Ryan had played for Chasetown & Nuneaton Borough. Member of Hednesford’s 2004 FA Trophy winning side. Left to join Redditch United for the start of the 05/06 season then moved on to AFC Telford, Kettering Town & Willenhall Town. Re-signed for the Pitmen July 06 and after a consistent season left the club again this time for AFC Telford.