Dylan grew up swimming in his hometown of Dallas, Texas. Through his teens, he continued his aquatic activities as a member of the Boy Scouts of America, earning merit badges in swimming and diving. While studying at NYU, Dylan worked over the summer as a YMCA day camp counselor in Rye, NY, where he taught swimming to his campers. Since graduating with two BFAs in Acting and Dramatic Writing, Dylan has worked primarily as a performer, following his love of the water onto cruise ship contracts, where he became familiar with safety at sea procedures. Dylan is also currently certified as a personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.