Outlaw Boarman grew up in Toulon, IL and graduated in 2003 from Stark County High School. He played basketball at Illinois College before transferring to Illinois State University where he played lacrosse for the Redbirds. Ryan has only been playing 'the beautiful game' since 2013 but has been a USMNT supporter since 2006. Boarman is an American College of Sports Medicine certified Health Fitness Specialist and works as a Case Manager for Chestnut Health Systems in Bloomington. He enjoys playing/watching football, basketball and American football as well as running and biking. He has been married to his wife, Ann, since 2007 and is the father of 2 boys (Charlie and John Patrick, "JP").