Head Coach Ryan Beckman
Ryan was born and raised in Pinellas County and has been coaching in the area for the past nine years.
In the summer of 2004, Ryan began his coaching career as an assistant coach
at his alma mater, national power Dunedin High School. While there, he helped lead the Falcons to its first state title in
44 years. Ryan became head coach in the fall of
2009 at Calvary Christian High School, where he laid the foundation for an up
and coming program in Pinellas County.
Ryan came to St. Petersburg College in the fall of 2010 and became Head Coach of the team in January, 2012. During his time with the Titans, he has seen several players move on both athletically and academically. Some of those players include sixth-round Draft Pick Sean Buckley, seventh-round Draft Pick Jon Mathews, and 14th-round Pick Corbin Hoffner. Scholastically, Mike Lagrange to Florida Gulf Coast University, Jordan Savinon to the University of Central Florida, and Mike Sylvestri to Florida Atlantic University. Prior to Ryan's time with St. Petersburg College, he spent three years with the Toronto/Dunedin Blue Jays' front office, and another three years at the Winning Inning Baseball Academy.
After receiving his associate degree from St. Petersburg College, Ryan
went on to earn his B.S. in Business Management from the University of South
Florida. When he is not on a baseball field, Ryan enjoys golfing or
spending time with his wife, Kathi, and their dog Zoe.