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    Head Coach- Bryce Overstreet
     
         Bryce Overstreet is entering his 9th season as head coach of the Ryan Raiders.  The Raiders have consistently made strides under his direction, and are currently coming off 3 consecutive District Championships (2009-2011).  In accordance with the District Championships, Coach Overstreet was named District 5-4A Coach of the Year the previous two seasons.
    Coach Overstreet is a 1994 graduate of Fairview High School (Fairview, OK).  Upon graduating from high school, he attended Southern Nazarene University (Bethany, OK) and was a member of the men’s basketball team.  Prior to coming to Ryan High School, Coach Overstreet served as an assistant coach at Fairview High School (Fairview, OK 1999-2000) and at Wayland Baptist University (Plainview, TX 2000-2001).  He joined the Ryan Raider coaching staff as a varsity assistant for the late Richard Scofield for two years before becoming the head coach in 2003.
    Coach Overstreet is married to his beautiful wife Sarah Overstreet (July 4th, 2010).  She is currently a 1st grade teacher at Blanton Elementary in Denton and is also an avid supporter of the Ryan Raider Basketball Program.     
    Contact Info:  boverstreet@dentonisd.org or 940-369-3164
     
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    Varsity Assistant- Brett Edwards
         Coach Edwards is beginning his 7th season with the Raiders as a Varsity Assistant.  Prior to coming to Ryan Coach Edwards was the Head Coach at Prosper High School.  Prior to Prosper Coach Edwards had assistant stints at Colleyville Heritage High School, Red Oak High School, Abilene Wylie High School, Lincoln Middle School in Abilene and Hardin-Simmons University. 
     Coach Edwards graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelors of Science in Education degree and from Hardin-Simmons University with a Masters of Education degree in Sports and Recreation Management.  Coach Edwards has been married to Kristi for 18 years and has four children:  Lauren, age 15, Katelynn, age 13, Susan, age 5 and Cameron, age 4.
    Contact Info:  bedwards@dentonisd.org or 940-369-3110
     
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    Junior Varsity/Varsity Asst.- Jay Swafford
          Jay Swafford is entering his 5th year teaching and coaching at Ryan High School. Coach Swafford is a native of Denton, TX, and is a 2002 graduate of Ryan High School. In high school, Coach Swafford was a member of 4 consecutive district championship basketball teams, and was a member of the 2000 Class 4A state championship team.
    Coach Swafford played college basketball at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he was named American Southwest Conference player of the week, as well as earning All Conference honors in his senior season. Coach Swafford currently holds the UTD school record for 3pt. percentage in a single season.
    Coach Swafford is married to the former Heather Newsom, and he enjoys playing golf in his free time.
    Contact Info:  jswafford@dentonisd.org or 940-369-3110