Ryan was a security guard featured in the Vic Fontaine holoprogram. During the heist at Vic Fontaine's casino that had been taken over by the mob, Kasidy Yates distracted him by flirting with him. She told him that he looked like a football player and a former classmate of hers. (DS9: "Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang")

Ryan was played by Chip Mayer.
His last name came from the name tag on his uniform.