Ryan Sims

Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
Purdue University-Fort Wayne

Experience

2010 – Present: Assistant Coach, Purdue University-Fort Wayne (Formerly IPFW)

2008 – 2010: Player, University of Indianapolis

2006 – 2008: Player, Bowling Green State University

Education

2010: University of Indianapolis, Bachelors, Sociology

Personal

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN

Family: Shea (Wife) & Bishop (Son)

Career Highlights

2016 National Association Basketball Coaches (NABC) 30-Under-30 honoree

In 2021-22, helped lead Purdue-Fort Wayne to the first Horizon League Regular Season Championship in program history

Has helped lead Purdue-Fort Wayne to a 164-125 (.567) record over the previous eight seasons (2013 to 2022), four 20+ win seasons, two Regular Season Championships (one Horizon league & one Summit League), and six post-season berths

In 2015-16, assisted Purdue-Fort Wayne to the first conference regular season championship (Summit League) in program history

Purdue-Fort Wayne’s scoring offense finished nationally ranked 12th in 2018-19, 21st in 2017-18, and 4th in 2016-17

As an Assistant Coach at Purdue-Fort Wayne, has recruited and coached 30 Summit League All-Conference Team selections, as well as was instrumental in the development of the 2015-16 Player of the Year

Ryan is a man who is involved and gives back to his community and University. Ryan has basketball in his blood as his father, Ray Sims, was a former college coach and has coached in Indiana at Bishop Snider for over thirty (30) years

News & Media

10/22/18 – 2018-19 Summit League Media Day (Video)