Ryan Ellis is a freelance battery arranger, drill writer, and educational consultant living in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife Kayla.
Before transitioning to pageantry design full-time, he had a successful career as the percussion director for Lebanon City Schools in Lebanon, Ohio. Ryan also spent 6 consecutive summers marching DCI with organizations such as Spirit of Atlanta, The Bluecoats, and The Blue Devils.
Ryan is also an active designer during the indoor drumline season. As well as working with many high school ensembles Ryan currently serves on the design team of both Connexus Independent and Redline Percussion.