Ricky Ties is a former wrestler at both Rochester Mayo and Rochester Community and Technical College. His coaching experience includes a season at the University of Wisconsin La-Crosse, a season at Wheaton College two seasons at Rochester Mayo High School, 4 seasons at Rochester John Marshal High School, and is currently an assistant coach at Rochester Community and Technical College, where he has been since 2011.

Ricky received his bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin La-Crosse and his masters in Sport Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.