With over 15 years` experience in the professional and semi-pro game, Ryder brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role at the Nash, having previously held positions at Manchester City, Stoke City and Wigan Athletic as well as a playing career at a number of non-League clubs, including Newcastle Town, Kidsgrove Athletic, Wakefield, Leigh RMI and Halifax Town.
He also possesses international honours for England and Great Britain Universities and the England Futsal team.
New Curzon manager Mark Bradshaw told https://www.curzon-ashton.co.uk: "I appointed Will as assistant-manager as I feel he will bring new, modern ideas to the role and it will give the players a new face at the club.
"Will comes with a vast experience of coaching and management within the pro and semi-pro game.
"He is a highly qualified coach and coach tutor who came with high recommendations from several people within the pro game.
"I can't wait to get Will involved and we can start implementing our philosophy".