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Coaching Staff


Associate Head Coach - Clint Allard

Clint Allard - UC San Diego Associate Head Men's Basketball CoachFormer UC San Diego standout player and assistant coach Clint Allard returned to the Triton staff in April of 2014 as Associate Head Coach.

Allard came back to La Jolla after spending the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons as an assistant coach with California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) member school Cal Poly Pomona.

In 2013-14, the Broncos finished with an impressive 22-7 record and placed second in the CCAA with a 19-3 mark. They advanced to the NCAA West Regional, defeating Dixie State before an overtime loss to Cal State Stanislaus in the second round ended their season. For the second-straight year, Cal Poly Pomona had the top-ranked defense in the country. The Broncos held a No. 24 national ranking at the conclusion of the season.

Cal Poly Pomona enjoyed a tremendous 2012-13 campaign as well, going 28-3 overall to match the program record set by the 2009-10 national championship squad. The Broncos secured their first-ever outright CCAA regular season crown (20-2 record) as well as their first league tournament title. They went 1-1 in NCAA West Regional play. Cal Poly Pomona spent 16 consecutive weeks ranked among the nation's top-25, finishing at No. 5.

Prior to his stint at Cal Poly Pomona, Allard spent four seasons as an assistant coach at UC San Diego, joining the staff for its 2008-09 campaign.

In his first year, the Tritons went 17-11 overall and three players were named All-CCAA. In total, UCSD earned seven All-CCAA selections, as well as a league Freshman of the Year pick, during Allard's time with the team.

In 2010-11 and 2011-12, the Tritons won the Disney West Coast Tip-Off Classic.

Allard's coaching experience includes coordinating recruiting, travel, camps, scouting, video/film operations, team equipment, academic oversight and community outreach. He also has extensive knowledge in player development, running individual workouts for both post and perimeter players.

A four-year starter and three-time team captain at UCSD, Allard posted career averages of 10.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.2 steals in 112 games as a Triton.

One of the most prolific players the program has ever seen, Allard's name can be found all over the UCSD record books. The former Archbishop Mitty High School product ranks fourth in all-time career assists (414) and 10th in career assist average (3.7). His 1,150 career points rank in the top-15 in school history.

In terms of UCSD's Division II-era (since 2000-01) records, Allard ranks first in steals (130) and minutes played (3,378); second in assists (414), assist average (3.7), steal average (1.2) and games played (112); third in points (1,150), field goals attempted (835), free throws made (299), free throws attempted (402) and average minutes (30.2); fourth in field goals made (364); fifth in three-pointers made (123) and rebounds (387); sixth in three-pointers attempted (320); and seventh in three-point field goal percentage (.384).

In 2007-08, Allard was named to the All-CCAA Second Team after averaging 9.8 points and career-highs in rebounds (3.9), assists (4.6) and steals (1.2). He also earned All-CCAA Tournament Team honors that season after leading the Tritons to their first conference tourney championship with a 64-56 win over Cal Poly Pomona. The victory advanced UCSD to the NCAA Division II West Regional for the first time. The Tritons went on to finish the season with an overall record of 18-1, the program's best mark at the D-II level.

As a freshman in 2004-05, Allard led the Tritons in scoring, averaging 9.3 points per game over 26 contests.

Allard graduated from UCSD in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in management science. In 2010, he earned a master's degree in coaching and athletic administration in exercise and sports science from Concordia in Irvine.


Assistant Coach - Brendan Clowry

Brendan Clowry - UC San Diego Assistant Men's Basketball CoachBrendan Clowry was named an assistant coach with the UCSD men's basketball program in May of 2014.

Clowry came to UCSD after spending the 2013-14 season as an assistant coach at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. The Sea Lions posted a 20-11 record en route to winning a National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national championship.

Prior to his time at Point Loma, Clowry spent a year as the video coordinator at the University of San Diego. During his stint, the Toreros advanced to the semifinals of the West Coast Conference Tournament.

Clowry has also coached at the Egypt British International School and the Cairo American College, both located in Cairo, Egypt. From 2010-12, he was the Athletic Director and Physical Education Department Head at the Egypt British International School.

He has also coached at various camps in the United States, Egypt and Australia.

Clowry played four years of collegiate basketball at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C. As a senior during the 2003-04 season, he served as team captain and earned MVP and Team Leadership accolades.

A five-time honor roll and two-time dean's list member, Clowry was twice named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Academic Team. In addition, he was a member of the Student Athletic Advisory Committe at Gardner-Webb.

Clowry also has extensive professional playing experience at the international level. He has spent time with the Maadi Sports and Yacht Club in Cairo, Egypt (2011-12), the Sutherland Sharks in Sydney, Australia (2007-09), the Hobart Chargers in Hobart, Australia (2005) and the Cairns Taipans in Cairns, Australia (2004-05).

Maadi was the runner-up of the Egyptian National Basketball League in 2012, while Sutherland won the Waratah League title in 2007 and 2008.

Clowry earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Gardner-Webb in 2004.


Assistant Coach - Terry Ryan

Terry Ryan - UC San Diego Assistant Men's Basketball CoachTerry Ryan was named an assistant coach with the UC San Diego men's basketball program in October of 2013.

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.