Ryan Lukach

Owner & Founder

Ryan manages all day to day operations of both River North Strength locations, as well as the Strength Coach duties in St. Louis.

Before starting RNS in November of 2018, Ryan was a coach for nearly three years at Strive Village, a private strength and conditioning facility in the River North neighborhood of Chicago - founded by his former collegiate strength coach. There, Ryan worked with a wide-range of clientele including former athletes, business executives and busy moms.

After Chicago, Ryan and his wife Christy moved back east to Richmond, VA in October of 2018 to live near family & start on the opening of River North Strength. 

In the winter of 2020, Ryan and his wife were relocated to the Saint Louis area and opened the newest RNS location in Kirkwood, MO.

Ryan had played five years of NCAA Division I Baseball at the University of Hartford where he was captain for four years. Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hartford and a CPT from NSCA. 

Ryan and Christy live in Glendale, MO with their black lab Nala.