Ryan was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He has an extensive history in hockey including the following:
Ryan resides in Estero with his wife, Rochelle, and four children.
Brian was born in Dearborn, MI, and is a retired professional ice hockey defensemen who played at the highest level of hockey for the following years:
- 15 professional ice hockey seasons for five teams:
- 11 in the National Hockey League for two (2) teams ~ New Jersey Devils and Detroit Red Wings
- 4 seasons in European leagues
- Rafalski won the Stanley Cup three times, playing in five Stanley Cup finals in his NHL career (2000, 20001, 2003, 2008, 2009)
- Rafalski also played for the United States men's ice hockey team in three Olympic ice hockey tournaments (2002, 2006, and 2010)
Brian played for four years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently lives in Southwest Florida with his wife, Felicity, and three children.