Coach Silver is also a leader in the High Academic arena and has numerous players at Ivy/Patriot League schools including 5 players currently at Harvard University. Coach Silver is widely regarded as the premier Industry Leader in the High Academic Space.
Coach Silver was named the 2011 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Coach of the Year in 2011. Coach Silver won a CIF Championship at Sierra Canyon High School in 2011, the school’s first and only championship, and amassed 41 wins in 2 years while at Sierra Canyon. Coach Silver is involved with numerous city and state charitable organizations including California Boys’ State where he has served as a counselor for 18 years.
Coach Ryan Silver is the Director and Founder of the West Coast Elite Under Armour program, widely regarded as one of the top AAU programs in the country. West Coast Elite Under Armour participates in the Under Armour Association. The program has teams from 3rd grade through 12th grade. The West Coast Elite program has helped generate over $60,000,000 in scholarships for former players. West Coast Elite also currently has 27 former Coaches working at the college and NBA level. The West Coast Elite program is an absolute powerhouse in terms of helping place Coaches in college.
In 2019, Coach Ryan Silver was inducted into the California Boys State Hall of Fame. The 39 year old Silver has been a counselor at California Boys State for 24 years. He has served as a City and party counselor. He is the youngest inductee into the California Boys State Hall of Fame. Silver was also recognized by the California State Senate for dedicating his life to serving the community. California State Senator Henry Stern gave Silver the proclamation at the California Boys’ State Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
in 2019, Silver was recognized by the Los Angeles City Council for his incredible work in the community. He was presented a Los Angeles City Service award for his work in the community. He was also presented a California State Senate and Assembly resolution recognizing his service to California and induction into California Boys State Hall of Fame.
In 2020, Silver was given the Presidential Service award.
In 2020, Silver also released his first book “The 40 Year Plan” guiding families through the roaring rivers of grassroots basketball.
Silver is currently President of the Silver Family Foundation, Founder of West Coast Elite Basketball, President of West Coast Elite Under Armour, serves on the Under Armour Grassroots Board of Directors, serves on the HOPE Foundation Board of Directors, California Diabetes Board. Silver annually gives substantial amounts of monies to help underprivileged kids attend college.
Silver is a 2003 graduate of UCLA with a B.A in Political Science.