Ryan started his tenure at NC State in August of 2010. He currently serves as the certified athletic trainer for the Wolfpack Men's Basketball program. Prior to coming to Raleigh, he was an athletic trainer with the baseball and women's soccer programs at High Point University. Ryan also has 2 years of experience in minor league baseball as an intern athletic trainer for the Durham Bulls professional baseball club, AAA affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.
Originally from Havelock, NC, Ryan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Western Carolina University. While at WCU, he worked with the football and baseball programs while serving multiple terms as President for the student athletic training association. Prior to graduation, he served as an intern at the University of Virginia with the NCAA national runner-up women's lacrosse program.
Upon graduation from Western Carolina, Holleman went on to further his education and received his M.Ed. in Education Administration from The University of Nebraska. While with the Huskers, Ryan served as the primary athletic trainer with baseball and assisted with the football program. He was also an Approved Clinical Instructor and guest lecturer for the undergraduate students in the athletic training education program.
Ryan is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and is currently the representative for the State of North Carolina on the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers' Association Young Professionals Committee. He has received his BOC certification and is licensed to practice as a Certified Athletic Trainer in the state of North Carolina. Ryan has presented at numerous conferences. Most recently he spoke on Functional Movement Screens at the North Carolina Athletic Trainers' Association Summer Symposium in July of 2013. He is also an instructor in First Aid/CPR/AED for the American Red Cross. Ryan has continued to further his education by becoming a Corrective Exercise Specialist through the NASM and has received certifications in Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM) and Functional Movement Screen.
Ryan currently resides in Knightdale with his wife, Tammy, and two dogs (Ellie Mae & Leila). He enjoys running, cycling and spending time at the ballpark.