SALISBURY, Md. – The coaching family at Salisbury University features some of the best in Division III sports and many had a tremendous playing career prior to their time on the sidelines. Football coach Ryan Fleetwood was honored this year for his high school playing career, being inducted into the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Hall of Fame.
Fleetwood was a two-sport standout, playing baseball and football. As a quarterback on the gridiron, Fleetwood was named all-state and all-conference in his junior and senior year, leading the Vikings to the 1995 state championship and still holds the state record for passing completion percentage. He was named the Bayside Conference's Player of the Year twice.
He was also a standout pitcher and shortstop for the baseball program, being named all-state and the Player of the Year in his junior and senior campaigns. He was named a High School All-American and played in the Junior Olympics for Team USA.
Following his high school career, Fleetwood went on play baseball on a scholarship at the University of Maryland.
He has been a coach for the Sea Gulls football program for 17 seasons. He currently serves as the Director of Football Operations and Offensive Coordinator. Under his leadership in 2016, the Sea Gulls ranked second nationally, with a rushing average of 376.7 yards per game.