St. Thomas Aquinas is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Lent as Interim Head Football Coach at St. Thomas Aquinas High School.
Coach Lent has most recently been an Assistant Coach for St. Thomas Aquinas as well as an offensive and defensive coordinator for Portsmouth Youth Football.
“Ryan has been a huge part of the recent success of the STA football program,” remarked Ryan Brown, outgoing STA Athletic Director. “He earned the respect of the players in the program quickly. His work as an assistant coach has put him in a position to lead the program forward.”
Ryan graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1999 after which he attended Nichols College and played football and rugby.
“Being the Head Coach at St. Thomas is an amazing opportunity, and I am honored by it,” says Lent. “I've had the privilege of coaching and getting to know these young men over the past few years, and I am proud to continue doing so as Head Coach. We have some unprecedented challenges currently and ahead of us, and I know our Saints will rise to meet them!”
Ryan is an active sponsor and supporter of youth sports around the Seacoast. Ryan currently owns and operates The Card Guys, a sports card and memorabilia store in Portsmouth. Ryan lives in Rye, NH with his wife and children.