Ryan Meehan played his high school baseball for Carmel High School where they won conference his sophomore, junior and senior years. Carmel took third in state his junior year during the spring and summer seasons. Ryan won the gold glove award his junior year and threw out all would be base stealers his senior year. He was named to the all conference, all area and all state teams his senior year. Ryan went on to play division one baseball at University of Illinois at Chicago. While there he started the majority of games at either catcher or DH. He was part of two regional teams at UIC. Ryan graduated with a degree in kinesiology and is a certified personal trainer.