Ryan enters his second year at Siena College as an assistant coach for the Water Polo program under head coach Ellen Howe. Bourgeois graduated from Utica College with a degree in Occupational Therapy in 2011.
A native of Ballston Lake, N.Y., Bourgeois was a member of the Division 3 Swimming and Diving team for three years at Utica College. Bourgeois also participated on the Club Water Polo team for two seasons.
Prior to Siena, Bourgeois worked as the recreation assistant and care planner for the Saratoga Hospital and Nursing Home in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Bourgeois was previously appointed Supervisor of the Lifeguard staff for the New York State Parks and Recreations & Historic Preservation where he trained lifeguards in professional rescue skills and supervised performances on beach and waterfront settings. Bourgeois is trained in AED and CPR certified.