Bryan Bartley enters his fourth season at Auburn under head coach Jeff Lebo and his third as an assistant coach.
Bartley's coaching duties have also included recruiting and scouting for the Tigers. He was instrumental in Auburn's fall 2007 recruiting class being ranked 21st nationally by Van Coleman of CSTV.com.
He played a key role in Auburn's 2008-09 team that finished with the second most wins in school history by going 24-12 overall and finished second overall in the SEC with a 10-6 record. The Tigers came within an eyelash of reaching the NIT Final Four.
Bartley came to Auburn after working with ADT Security Services as a Residential Resale Specialist in Norcross, Ga., He worked in corporate sales for Samson Health & Fitness Center in Lithonia, Ga., from 2004-05.
He was the head coach for Landmark Christian School in Fairburn, Ga., for four years from 2001-05 and made a school-best Class A Elite Eight state tournament appearance in 2004 and reached the Sweet Sixteen in 2001. Bartley coached McDonald*s All-American and Atlanta Hawk, Randolph Morris, at Landmark Christian. LCS defeated Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, which featured Dwight Howard, now of the Orlando Magic, in a nationally-televised game on ESPN2.
In 2005, he was a counselor with the Jordan Flight School in Santa Barbara, Calif., a coach at the Nike All-American Camp in Indianapolis, Ind., Director of the Nike County Challenge and Director of the Atlanta Pro City High School league.
Bartley was the commissioner of the ABCD Camp in Teaneck, N.J., in 2004 as well as an assistant coach in the EA Sports Roundball Classic and an
AAU coach for the 15 & under Georgia Stars. The New York, N.Y., native
was the Director of the Atlanta Pro City Summer League in Atlanta from 2000-06.
Bartley was a campus supervisor at Clarkston (Ga.) High School from 1996-2001, was an assistant boys varsity basketball coach at Lakeside High in Stone Mountain, Ga., from 1996-97 and worked in marketing and sales for Atlanta Glory the same year in 1996-97. He worked as a marketing representative with the NBA*s Atlanta Hawks from 1991-95.
Bartley was the AAU coach for the 17 & under Atlanta Celtics from 1995-2001, was the Director of the ABCD Jr. Camp in Suwanee, Ga., and coached in the ABCD Camp in Hackensack, N.J., from 1998-2000.
He was the Director of the *Around the Peach* Exposure Clinic from 1997-2000, directed the Kenny Smith Pro-Am Summer League and was CEO of the Kenny Anderson Foundation in 2001.
After a three-year collegiate basketball career and then graduating from Upsala College in East Orange, N.J., in 1989 with a B.A. in Communications, Bartley played professionally in Portugal in the 1989-90 season.
Some of his teammates at New York*s Archbishop Stepinac High School under coach Gene Doris (Fairfield University Athletics Director) included Fred Quartlebaum (St. John*s asst. coach), Marty Conlon (former Boston Celtic), Tom Parrotta (Canisius head coach) and Tim O*Toole (former Fairfield head coach).
Born Sept. 7, 1965, in New York, N.Y., Bartley is married to the former Shuana Williams of Berkeley, Calif. They have four children, three sons Deshawn (19), Justice (13) and Jaylen (11) and one daughter, Aiyanna (10).