Ryan Kennedy has been Head Baseball Coach at Lakewood Ranch High School since 2012. Kennedy spent one season as an assistant coach on the 2012 final four team.
The baseball team has a team GPA of a 3.149 or higher since 2013, 7A Academic Team Championships in 2020, third in the state for 8A Classification. Kennedy has also led his team to winning Districts Titles in 2018 and 2019, Regional- Semi Final 2015, 2016, and 2018, Regional- Quarter Final Both 2017 and 2019. Coach Kennedy has helped 20+ players continue their baseball career to college baseball and three former Mustangs playing professional baseball.
Prior to coaching at Lakewood Ranch, Kennedy spent four years at University of Tampa assisting with the infielders and hitters. Kennedy was a 19th round Draft pick to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2007. He won back to back National Titles at University of Tampa in 2006 and 2007. During his senior high school season at Lakewood Ranch High, he was the shortstop of the 2003 5A State Championship baseball team.