Ryan Jansa is the Technical Swing Advisor for both the USF men's and women's golf teams. A Sioux Falls native, Jansa holds the South Dakota state record for the most SDGA state titles in the history of South Dakota.
To date, Jansa has amassed 18 SDGA state titles, including seven stroke play victories.
Jansa played collegiately at New Mexico State University (1992-96), where he was a four-year starter and a first team All Big West Conference selection for the Aggies. In 1995, Jansa won the Big West Conference individual championship and the Aggies claimed the Big West team title.
Prior to his start in coaching, Jansa played professional golf for six years and tallied three tournament wins. He is currently employed with the VanBuskirk Companies as a Development Manager and Real Estate Broker Associate.
Jansa holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from New Mexico State University. He and his wife of 15 years, Julie, reside in Sioux Falls. Julie is the Executive Director of the First Tee of South Dakota and the South Dakota Golf Association Junior Golf Tour.
The couple has two children; a son, Isaak (11) and a daughter, Reese (7).
Jansa is actively involved with the Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire and the South Dakota Golf Association. In his spare time, Jansa enjoys playing golf with his family. He continues to compete in several local and national golf tournaments each year.