Ryan Buick was born in the UK. Prior to moving to the United States, Buick played for Oxford United Development Academy in the English Division 1 League.
After moving to the United States, Buick attended Montreat College and in 2017 he graduated with a degree in Exercise Science. The following year, he joined the Montreat Men's Soccer coaching staff as a graduate assistant.
While playing soccer at Montreat College, Buick served as the team’s captain his sophomore year through to his senior year. In 2017, he was named AAC Defensive Player of the Week. Buick was also recognized as a stellar student making the college’s Dean's List multiple semesters.
Buick holds his FA coaching badge and is currently working on his USSF coaching licenses.