Ryan Whitcomb played high school baseball for Palatine High School.  He went on to play college baseball for Division III Beloit College.  He was a four year starter at Beloit playing every outfield position as well as second and third base.  In his senior season for Beloit he set the record for the most hits in a single season.  He currently ranks among the top 5 for hits, stolen bases, and runs scored in a career at Beloit.  Ryan has managed and instructed at NSBA Vernon Hills for the past 7 years, and has 7 years of experience as a head coach for NSBA travel teams.  Ryan is currently in his 5th year as a Head Coach for the Stevenson Jr. Patriots Feeder Baseball program and his 2nd year as the program coordinator.