Ryan Sawyers comes to UMW for his 14th season of being a
collegiate pitching coach. Over the years Coach Sawyers has
mentored many professional draft picks as well as dozens of
All-Conference players. Sawyers joins back up with Head Coach Wayne
Riser after they spent three seasons together at Shepherd
University including the 2002 season, the best in Shepherd
He earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from West Virginia Wesleyan and his master's degree in Athletic Coaching Education from West Virginia University. He was a member of the 1997 JUCO World Series team at Allegany College of Maryland and the 1999 West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year.
Coach Sawyers is married to his wife Jaime. They live in Prince William County with their son Brady and daughter Chelsea.