|Born||June 14, 1973|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2000–2003||James Madison (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
Ryan Brownlee in an American college baseball coach, formally serving as head coach of the Western Illinois Leathernecks baseball program. He was named to that position prior to the 2013 season.
Brownlee played four seasons under his father Jim at Evansville before a single season with the Independent Evansville Otters. He coached two seasons with the Purple Aces before moving to James Madison in 2000, where he remained for four seasons. Brownlee moved to Iowa in 2004, and added recruiting coordinator duties during his nine seasons with the Hawkeyes. During that time, 32 players he recruited or coached were drafted by Major League teams. In September 2012, he was named to his first head coaching position with the Western Illinois Leathernecks baseball program.
Head coaching record
|Western Illinois Leathernecks (Summit League) (2013–present)|
|2013||Western Illinois||19–37||9–17||5th||Summit League Tournament[a]|
|2014||Western Illinois||21–32||11–13||T–3rd||Summit League Tournament[b]|
|2017||Western Illinois||18–32||12–15||4th||Summit League Tournament|
|2018||Western Illinois||17–31||14–12||4th||Summit League Tournament|
|2019||Western Illinois||22–31||16–14||4th||Summit League Tournament|
- The top four finishers of the Summit League's six teams, excluding Nebraska–Omaha which was reclassifying to Division I and therefore ineligble, qualified for the tournament in 2013.
- The top four finishers of the Summit League's six teams, excluding Nebraska–Omaha which was reclassifying to Division I and therefore ineligble, qualified for the tournament in 2014.
- "Ryan Brownlee Named Head Baseball Coach". Western Illinois Leathernecks. September 28, 2012. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
- "Ryan Brownlee bio". Western Illinois Leathernecks. Archived from the original on November 11, 2013. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
- "Ryan Brownlee Profile". Iowa Hawkeyes. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
- Gordon Engelhardt (March 23, 2013). "Ryan Brownlee finding a life in DI baseball, with some help from former UE coach Jim Brownlee". Courier-Press. Evansville, Indiana.