Dow, who had a six-month mortgage spell with the Blue Toon in 2019, re-signed for Jim McInally’s facet final week alongside Ryan Strachan.
He had spent the final three years at Championship facet Dunfermline, who be part of Peterhead within the third tier this 12 months after relegation.
Ryan Dow is joyful to take the step into part-time soccer after finishing his return to League One facet Peterhead.
The familial connection at Balmoor – Dow is McInally’s son-in-law – helped him make the choice as he appears to be like to take the subsequent step in his profession.
“After I discovered I wasn’t staying at Dunfermline, I spoke to Jim and he was on about coming again and going part-time,” mentioned Dow. “It was the best choice for me.
“Will probably be a brand new step in my profession, as that shall be me part-time going ahead. It’s one thing a bit completely different.
“I had that spell for six months after I left Ross County however this would be the first time I’m absolutely part-time. It’s one thing I’m wanting ahead to and it’s one thing contemporary.
“I must get on the market and resolve what I need to do away from soccer. However in Scottish soccer you realize that is going to occur at some stage.
“With the connection I’ve with Jim, that was one of many principal issues. If I used to be going to go part-time then Jim was the best choice.”
There was a major turnover of gamers since Dow’s final stint within the north-east.
The previous Dundee United teen helped the Blue Toon to the League Two title in 2019, alongside Simon Ferry, Rory McAllister, Scott Brown, Jack Leitch, Greg Fleming, Jamie Stevenson and Willie Gibson.
All of these gamers have since left Peterhead and McInally has had a significant rebuild on his arms year-on-year. Even this summer time, he has introduced in six gamers and the squad might nonetheless do with strengthening additional.
“There’s various younger gamers however you’ll be able to see that occuring to loads of groups in Scotland,” added Dow. “We have been the identical at Dunfermline final season and I feel that’s the place issues are going now.
“There’s older gamers who’re making strikes for journey causes, to be native, and I’ve seen a couple of my age taking part in within the Championship now signing within the Lowland League.