Growing up in Glens Falls, NY, Ramirez began playing soccer at a young age. From that moment, the sport has played an influential role in his life. A graduate of Glens Falls High School, Ramirez was named first team by the Post Star and Times Union playing varsity soccer. His soccer career then continued at Adirondack Community College where he was the offensive player of the year in 2007 and MVP in 2008. During the 2007-2008 academic school year he was presented with the ACC Athlete of the Year Award.
Earning his Associate's degree from Adirondack, Ramirez transferred to SUNY Potsdam where he played two additional seasons. Again, Ramirez would collect another MVP award and was a member of the All-Academic Team for his achievements in the classroom. At SUNY Potsdam Ramirez earned his Bachelor's degree in Spanish.
Following his success at the college level, Ramirez continues to play competitive soccer and demonstrates a strong passion to share his knowledge and experience with current and future players at Adirondack. His interest in coaching soccer began while working at the YMCA summer camp programs when he was in high school. Ramirez was given the opportunity to be the Assistant Soccer Coach for SUNY Adirondack during the 2009 season. In 2014, he once again was granted the opportunity to be the Assistant Coach of the Men's Soccer team at SUNY Adirondack. He continued this position for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. In 2015 Ramirez began coaching a U14 Soccer team at the Dome located in Queensbury. He currently coaches a U14 Soccer team for Empire City Soccer.