MEN'S BASKETBALL
Record: 18-10 Home: 9-3 Away: 9-7 AAC: 11-5
 
 
2009-10 Men's Basketball Coaches
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Don Rekoske
Head Coach - 6th Season
Phone: 423-775-7310

Don Rekoske is in his sixth year of coaching at Bryan College and his 23rd as a coach.

Prior to coming to Bryan College he spent eight years at Crown College in Minnesota. During his time there his teams amassed 140 wins and six national tournament appearances. At Crown he served as the athletic director and professor in the Sports Management Department. His teams produced 18 academic All-Americans. In all, he has 12 years of college coaching experience.

Before coaching at the college level he spent two years at Bethesda Christian in Brownsburg, Ind. His 1990-91 team finished 24-5 with a 17-game winning streak to finish the year. The team won the AACS State, Regional, and National tournaments. That team had the privilege of being recognized at the Indiana State House by Gov. Dick Thompson. Coach Rekoske also served as the athletic director at the high school.

Coach Rekoske got his start at Oak Forest Christian Academy, where his three teams went 16-11, 20-9, and 24-6 respectively. The teams started to develop a reputation for tough-minded defense. That reputation has followed him during his 18 years of coaching. He was a teacher and athletic director during his time there.

As a collegiate player at Maranatha Baptist Bible College, Coach Rekoske was a three-year letterman. After his senior year, he was named first team All-Conference in the DIII Lake Michigan Conference and First Team All-American NCCAA and NBCA. He completed his degree in secondary education and earned a graduate degree from the United States Sports Academy.

Coach Rekoske has worked basketball camps at the University of Wisconsin, University of Michigan, University of Iowa, University of Minnesota, University of Northern Iowa as well as several small college camps. He has run camps for high schools in five different states.

He has been married for 11 years to his wife, Elizabeth. They have two children: Olivia, 7, and Carter, 4. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, fishing, and traveling.

 
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Kyle Terry
Assistant Coach - 1st Season
Kyle Terry grew up in the Atlanta area and played high school basketball for Greater Gwinnett Christian. While in high school, he scored almost 2,000 points and accumulated numerous all-tournament and individual achievements. Terry is entering his first year of coaching at Bryan College, after spending the last 4 years as a player. He was a 3-year starter for the Lions, and also served as a team captain in both his junior and senior years. "I am very excited about returning to Bryan College to assist Coach Rekoske this upcoming season. I enjoyed my time playing at Bryan, and really have a passion to help make this program successful and win an AAC championship. I am also very grateful to Coach for giving me the opportunity to break into the coaching profession, and I am looking forward to learning from him," stated Terry. Kyle received a Bachelor of Science from Bryan in both Business Management and Finance, and is going to start working on his Master's degree in the spring. As a student, Kyle was an NAIA Academic All-American for two years, and an AAC Academic All-Conference recipient for three years. A career in college coaching has been a dream of his for awhile, and he is looking forward to the challenge that this season will present. In addition to assisting with the varsity team, Kyle will also be heading up the JV program this fall. Coach Don Rekoske had this to say about Kyle joining the staff: "Kyle was a hard worker and terrific leader for us as a player. As a coach, he is already well-respected by our team and will be an asset to both our JV and Varsity programs."
 
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John Cannon
Student Assistant - 1st Season
Age: 22
 
Major: Corporate Communications
 
Year:  Junior
 
Favorite Athlete:  David Beckham 
 
Other Interest or Hobbies: music and sports