HERMAN BRYSON spent 36 years in athletics, 33 at R. J. Reynolds High School. A chronology of his achievements as a football mentor shows Conference Championship in 1966, 1967 and 1968. Tied in 1969 and 1970.
Bryson was Coach of the Year-Central 4-A Division, 1967. City Coach of the Year, 1966 and 1967.
He coached the NC Shrine team in 1968 and was coach of the West All Stars in the N.C. Coaches Clinic Game, 1969.
Bryson served as Head Basketball coach at Reynolds, 1952-1964.
He is a member of the Appalachian State University Hall of Fame.
Coach Bryson retired in 1985.