Brian Ryman enters his 15th year as the director of operations for the Lipscomb athletics department.
Ryman served as director of baseball operations in 2006. He was named an assistant coach for the 2007 and 2008 seasons before returning as director of baseball operations in 2009 and 2010. In 2011 Ryman began to serve as the Director of Operations for the entire department as well as director of baseball operations.
Ryman's responsibilities with the baseball program include managing baseball camps, over seeing fundraising, team travel, on-campus recruiting, and summer league placement for the Lipscomb players.
Ryman is also baseball's liaison with Lipscomb athletics compliance. He also works closely with the National Bison Club and the Lipscomb Baseball Alumni, organizing various team events throughout the year, and he helps coordinate the Lipscomb Baseball Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament.
A native of Jefferson City, Tenn., Ryman served as a manager and student assistant at the University of Tennessee. During his time with the Vols, the team went to three SEC tournaments, three regionals, and one super regional, and the College World Series in 2005.
Ryman was born May 30, 1980. His late father, Keith, was a scout for the Chicago Cubs and his brother played at Carson- Newman College. He attended Jefferson County High School, Hiwassee College and The University of Tennessee.
Ryman was named head coach of the Nashville Outlaws, a collegiate summer league team, in February of 2010.
Ryman is married to the former Kristin Peck who is the head softball coach at Lipscomb University. The couple resides in Nashville, Tenn.