Coach Bryan comes to us from Lakeside Aquatic Club where he was Site Supervisor and National Prep coach for the last 3+ years. During that time, He produced numerous National top10 athletes including several TAGS Champions (Texas Age Group) and National Age Group Champions. The Lakeside Aquatic Club is considered to be one of the premier clubs in Texas and the USA, and was a USA Swimming Gold Medal Club in 2017 and 2018. He was nominated for the Fitter and Faster Age Group coach of the year national award 2 of the past 3 years.
Prior to that he was at Clearwater Aquatics where he was Senior Assistant Coach/ Head Age Group Coach of their very successful Age Group Program. Bryan began his coaching career in 1990 and has coached High School and Age Group programs including 5 years at Nashville Aquatic Club as the Head Age Group Coach and 4 years at High Tide Aquatics as the Head Coach.
Bryan, a Florida native, started swimming as a very young age group swimmer. He loved swimming and continued to swim competitively for 14 years, including swimming at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Coach Bryan has had many successes including: Coached a 2016 Olympic Trials Qualifier, 3 Age Group National Record Holders (2005, 2009), 100 + USA swimming top 10 performers including 18 age group USA Swimming National Champions, Twice ASCA Age Group Coach of the Year - Louisiana (2007), Southeastern Swimming (2009); Louisiana LHSAA Division 1 Women's State Runner-up (2005); Florida FHSAA Class 3A Women's State Championship (2002); Florida FHSAA Class 3A Women's State Runner-up (2000); Selected Head Coach - Southeastern Swimming Southern Zone All-Star team (2009, 2010); Selected Assistant coach - Southeastern Swimming Southern Zone All-Star team (2008); Selected Assistant coach - Louisiana Swimming Southern Zone All-Star Team (2006); Selected Assistant coach -Florida Swimming Southern Zone All-Star Team (2000, 2002 & 2004); Selected Head Coach -Florida Swimming Southern Zone All-Star Team (2003); Florida Dairy Farmers -Girls High School Coach of the Year - All Classes (2003); Gainesville Sun All Area Coach of the year (2000, 2002 & 2003). He also produced HTA's only Olympic Trials Qualifier in the Summer of 2015. Bryan is also a Lifetime Member of the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA), and is an ASCA Level 5 coach.