Ryan Sullivan is in his fourth season as a member of the University of Tampa men's lacrosse coaching staff.
Sullivan comes to the University of Tampa after serving as defensive coordinator at Ohio Wesleyan for the 2016 season and Mercyhurst University for the 2015 season.
Under Sullivan's guidance while at Ohio Wesleyan, the battling bishops ranked 7th in division III giving up 6.65 goals per game.
While leading the defense at Mercyhurst, the Lakers ranked second in NCAA Division II in scoring defense, allowing an average of 7.1 goals per game, in 2015.
Sullivan is a 2014 graduate of Mercyhurst, where he played lacrosse for 4 years. During his career, the Lakers won one national championship, reached the national championship game twice, advanced to the national semifinals 3 times, and were in the national quarterfinals all 4 years. He was a 2-time all-conference selection, served as team captain, and played on 2 conference championship teams.
Sullivan is a native of Pittsford, N.Y.