Ryan Kramer is in his second year as the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator for Dickinson College. In his first season Kramer helped coach five Red Devils who were named to the All-Conference team, including pitchers Billy O’Neil (First-team), Reid Collins (Second-team), and CC Golden Glove winner Rick Hopkins. In addition to All-Conference, O’Neil was named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region team. The pitching staff exceled in its first season under Kramer. The team ranked in the top three in the Centennial Conference in ERA, WHIP, and runs allowed. Junior Billy O’Neil lead the conference in wins and was third in earned run average, while junior Reid Collins led the conference in earned run average and was second in saves. The Dickinson pitching staff was ranked nationally in ERA and WHIP in 2017.
Before beginning his coaching career, Kramer was an important member of the Dickinson baseball team. A two-time captain, Kramer was a four-year letter winner and an All-Centennial Conference/All-Region honoree with the Red Devils. Kramer turned in an outstanding senior season to cap a brilliant career at Dickinson. He went 5-2 with a 1.61 earned run average over 61.2 innings. He set school records, holding opponents to a batting average of .188 that year, and .225 for his career, while setting the single season ERA record with a 1.61 season ERA. He was third in single season strikeouts, with 72. Kramer ranked in the top 25 nationally in ERA, WHIP, and strikeouts.
Following graduation, Kramer continued his collegiate career at McGill University. He led the McGill Redmen to a National Championship. Kramer fired a complete-game shutout in the national semifinals, scattering three hits and striking out 13. Kramer was named the Tournament’s Most Outstanding Pitcher, a First-Team All Canadian, and was honored as the CCBA National Pitcher of the Year.