Ryan McClay

Director (CT)

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Ryan McClay's Experience


  • Inducted in the US Lacrosse National Hall of Fame in 2022
  • Member of the Hudson Valley Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame
  • Member of the Cornell University Hall of Fame
  • Cornell 2003, 2 Year Captain, 4 Time All American, 2 Time 1st Team AA
  • 2003 Ivy League Player of the Year & 3 Time All Ivy League Selection
  • Selected to USA Men’s National Team in 2002 and 2010
  • Won the Gold Medal and selected to the All Word Team in 2002 and 2010
  • Defensive MVP at the 2002 World Cup
  • 8 Year Professional Career in the MLL with the New Jersey Pride and Boston Cannons
  • 3 Time All Star


Ryan has been an Assistant Coach for the Fairfield Prep Varsity Lacrosse Team for the past 6 years and is the Vice President of The Fairfield Youth Lacrosse Board and coaches both boys and girls youth teams.  While Ryan was at Cornell he played in the NCAA Quarterfinals twice and in 2003 helped Cornell win its first of 10 Straight outright or Shared Ivy League Championships.  Ryan grew up in Mahopac NY where he was a two sport Varsity Athlete finding success on the football field as well as the lacrosse field.  He was a two time All American, the Section One Player of the year in 1999 and won the Class A State Championship in 1996.  He later came back and was the Head Varsity Coach for four Seasons and won a Class A Section One Championship.  Ryan currently lives in Fairfield with his wife Laura and children Lily, Emerson and Crawford.