Nick Ryan - Director of Rugby
Nick Ryan returns to Sydney Uni in 2021 as the Director of Rugby with immediate effect. Nick previously was the General Manager - Professional Rugby and Pathways at the Melbourne Rebels from 2017-20.
During his initial stint with SUFC from 2002-09, he was appointed as SUFC’s first full time Colts Director.
Nick has a wealth of experience in the University and High-Performance area from his roles as Director of Rugby at Harvard University from 2003-06 as well as Head Coach of Australian University Rugby from 2008-12.
Nick has a track record of establishing and growing rugby programs, he has an eye for talent, strong relationships in Australian and international rugby and has a fine reputation for implementing quality rugby programs. Nick will work closely with the coaches to ensure we have the best rugby program in place that flows across all teams at the Club and into our junior programs, including recruitment, performance systems and partnerships to drive current and future club success.