Ryan Matyas participated in triathlons while only in middle school but above all he preferred playing rugby. In High School, Matyas was a standout rugby player and continued playing in college for the University of Arizona.
Matyas became a Men’s Collegiate All American and end even helped the MJAAs win the Serevi Rugby Town Sevens championship, defeating Sr. level teams that included the USA Rugby Men’s Sevens second team. Matyas has spent time with both the Men’s Eagles and Men’s Eagles Sevens, earning caps with both programs.
Professionally, Matyas has spent time in New Zealand playing for the North Harbour Sevens team. In 2016, Matyas signed with the San Diego Breakers of PRO Rugby North America. Matyas also works as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University of Arizona rugby program and is an assistant coach for the Men’s Sevens team.