Coach Terry is a certified USA Rugby coach. As a rugby player, he played for the original Santa Rosa Men’s Rugby Club. Prior to joining the Santa Rosa Men’s Rugby Club, he played football and rugby at the Santa Rosa Junior College.
Coach Terry’s first rugby coach experience was coaching the Santa Rosa High School Rugby Club where he was the backs coach. In their second season, the Santa Rosa High School Rugby Club won the 1994 California State Rugby Championship.
Since that time, he has coached for several high school rugby clubs. He has also been a volunteer coach for different youth sports including soccer, baseball, and track-and-field. He is also known for nagging local young men about attending college and he has been known to knock on their doors to drive them to register for college.