|Is|| Athlete |
Association football player
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||8 January 1996, San Jose, USA|
Ryan Cretens (born January 8, 1996) is an American professional soccer player who currently plays as a goalkeeper for North Carolina FC in the USL Championship.
Cretens played for the North Carolina FC Youth Academy. He also played two seasons for Wake Forest-Rolesville High School.
Cretens played college soccer at UNC Wilmington, appearing in 57 games and posting at 0.716 save percentage. As a redshirt senior in 2018, he was named to the second team for the Colonial Athletic Association.
Cretens played for the Carolina Dynamo of the Premier Development League from 2015 to 2017. In 2016, he was PDL Goalkeeper of the Year, recording five clean sheets and a 0.33 goals against average.
Cretens played in the Dynamo’s second-round game during the 2017 U.S. Open Cup, a 6-1 loss to North Carolina FC.
Tobacco Road FC
In 2018, Cretens joined Tobacco Road FC.
North Carolina FC
On August 24, 2019, Cretens was signed by North Carolina FC of the USL Championship.