Coach Bryan attended SAGU in 1976-1979 earning an associate and bachelor’s degree and was active with the Men's Basketball team during his time as a student. In 1984, he returned as the Men’s Basketball head coach taking the season win total from 11 to 27 before retiring in 1990. In his last two seasons, SAGU won back-to-back Championships at the Assemblies of God Basketball Tournament. Coach Bryan also helped establish SAGU's Youth Ministries program.
Throughout Coach Bryan's career, he coached and taught at Englewood Christian School in Independence, Missouri; Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, Louisiana; Cathedral Christian School in Beaumont, Texas; Hamilton Christian School in Lake Charles, Louisiana; and Cornerstone Christian School in Waxahachie, Texas.
Coach Bryan was preceded in death by his parents, sister Marsha Bryan Voth, and brother Larry. Terry is survived by his daughters, Kelly Bryan Nunley of Howard, Kansas and Jodi Bryan of Newton, Kansas; son Cody Bryan of Newton, Kansas; nieces Bethany Voth Maris of Minneapolis, Minnisota and Amy Bryan Richards of Grand Junction, Colorado; grandnephew, Kingslee Alexander Richards of Grand Junction, Colorado; foster family, Archie and Linda Niccum of Gardner, Kansas, Scott Niccum of Edgerton, Kansas, Jennifer Dorsey of Fountain, Colorado, and Laura Henson of Alma, Arizona.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m., August 29, 2015 at Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, 12400 Antioch, Overland Park, KS. Visitation will be held at 6-8 p.m., Friday, August 28, at the church. Private family inurnment in the afternoon at the Brazilton Cemetery, Brazilton, Kan. Memorial contributions may be made to Hereditary Neurological Disease Centre, 3223 N Webb Rd, Wichita, Kansas 67226-8175.
Current SAGU Men's Basketball Coach Donny Bostwick added, "I have been blessed to meet some of the players who played for Coach Bryan and it is evident through their accomplishments and character that he produced incredible fruit."
Please join SAGU in remembering the entire family in prayer during this difficult time.