Bryant has spent the last 17 years working in the field of major event marketing, currently running his own business, Pacific Athletics Cheer. Bryant will coach the pole vaulters after being a former all-conference performer while a student-athlete at New Mexico.
He coached at New Mexico from 1990-92 where his athletes swept the event at the WAC indoor and outdoor championships. He coached three All-WAC performers, with one athlete winning All-America honors and setting a school record. That same athlete, Simon Arkell, went on to win the event at the 1992 Commonwealth Games, set the Australian National Record and competed in the 1996 Olympic Games.
Bryant earned his bachelor's in physical education and sports administration from New Mexico in 1991 and went on to earn a master's in sport science in sports management from the United States Sports Academy in 1993.
"Randy Bryant has previous Division I coaching experience and international coaching experience and a strong gymnastic background," head coach Shantel Twiggs said. "He is very enthusiastic and will make a difference in our vaulting program. He comes highly recommended and is well-respected in the vaulting community."