Terry Ryan was named an assistant coach with the UC San Diego men's basketball program in October of 2013.
In 2014-15, Ryan helped the team go 16-11 overall and 14-8 in the CCAA, earning a berth in the conference tournament. The 16 victories were the most for the program since the 2008-09 campaign, while the 14 league wins were the most since the school went Division II prior to the 2000-01 season.
Ryan's first season at UCSD saw the Tritons go 15-11 overall and 11-11 in conference play.
Ryan arrived at UCSD after serving as the head women’s basketball coach at San Diego's Canyon Crest Academy from 2004-12, and then as the assistant boy’s coach for the 2012-13 season. In 2009, he won the San Diego High School Sports Association CIF Champion Coach’s Award.
Prior to his work at Canyon Crest, Ryan was the boy's freshman head coach at nearby Torrey Pines High School, where he guided the team to league championships all four seasons (2000-04). In his final season, the team posted a school-record 20-2 mark.
Ryan was also the coach and co-president of the AAU Del Mar Select Basketball Club from 1999-2006.
Ryan’s college coaching career began at Marymount University as an assistant men’s coach in 1988. He then moved on to Ocean County College and was the men’s head coach from 1991-93, leading the team to a No. 9 national ranking and a 16-7 overall record, the best in the program's history.
While in Maryland, Ryan also spent time coaching at Montgomery College (1993-95). He started out as an assistant men’s coach for two seasons, helping the team to a 21-9 record and a third-place finish at the national tournament in 1994. In Ryan's final year at Montgomery, he served as the women’s head coach, with his team pacing the nation in scoring and finishing the season ranked No. 1 nationally. He was named the NJCAA District F and NJCAA Region XX Coach of the Year.
In addition, Ryan spent three years at the College of Lake County (1996-98) and one season at the University of San Diego (1998-99).
Ryan earned a Bachelor of Arts in social and behavioral science from Johns Hopkins University in 1986. He went on to get his MBA at Marymount University in 1990.
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