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Ryan Nelson
Ryan Nelson
Title: Wide Receivers / Recruiting Coordinator
Phone: 805-965-0581 Ext 2271
Email: ranelson3@pipeline.sbcc.edu

Ryan is in his 2nd year as a Vaquero assistant. He graduated from Loyola High School in Los Angeles and attended Southwestern College (Chula Vista, CA) and played quarterback, earning a scholarship to Northern Arizona. He finished his playing career at Tabor College (KS) and graduated with a Bachelors in Political Science, Social Science, and History.

Spent 2 years as assistant coach at NCAA Div. 2 Lindenwood University (MO). Coached running backs/tight ends in his first year and was the quarterback coach in his second season. Also served as the Director of Football Operations.

Nelson married his wife, Megan (Wojtysiak) Nelson, in February, 2016. They welcomed their first child, Aurora Adelyn, on June 2, 2017.