Office of The President

Dr. Stephen D. Livesay, Bryan College’s Seventh President

Dr. Stephen D. Livesay, Bryan's seventh president. Dr. Livesay came to the college in February 2003, bringing with him ten years of administrative and teaching experience at Belhaven University, Jackson, MS, and seven years teaching experience at Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA. Prior to that he taught history, English and Bible and coached cross country and basketball at a Christian high school in Michigan.

During his tenure at Bryan, the college has experienced significant growth, including the addition of online, graduate, and dual enrollment programs; expansion of undergraduate offerings; increased outreach to the community; a satellite campus in Ooltewah; and growth in the Dayton campus physical facilities. Bryan College currently serves approximately 1500 students.

Dr. Livesay earned his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, an M.A. from Oakland University in Michigan, and a B.S. degree from Bob Jones University. He is past chairman of the National Association of Christian Athletes board, Fellow at the Cornwall Alliance, and hosted a weekly radio broadcast, Life Today, for over 12 years. He and his wife, Corinne, live in Dayton and have three grown children and two grandsons.

Alice H. Gray, B.S., Secretary | Receptionist – Office of the President

Francis X. Kimmitt, Ph.D., Coordinator of Institutional Effectiveness & Planning | Assistant Vice President of Academics | Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew

Margaret A. Legg, B.S., Executive Assistant to the President and Director of Community Relations.

Dennis D. Miller, M.S., Executive Director of External Relations

Samuel Youngs, Ph.D., Accreditation Liaison | Coordinator of State and Regional Compliance | QEP Coordinator | Assistant Professor of Christian Studies


Eric K. Appiah, M.A., Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Tracey Beyer, M.A., Assistant Athletic Trainer

Peter Bollant, M.Litt, Head Men & Women’s Golf Coach

Josh Bradley, B.S., Head Men & Women’s Cross Country & Track and Field Coach

Drew Courtney, M.B.A., Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Jessica Day, B.S., Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

Taylor Hasty, M.S.S., Director of Athletics | Head Men’s Baseball Coach

Mike Keen, Fishing Coach

Clint McAuley, M.S., Associate Baseball Coach | Fields Manager

Janice Perron, Head Cheerleading Coach

Donald K. Rekoske, M.A., Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Mark Ritchhart, B.S., Head Softball Coach

Wesley Sanders, B.S., Sports Information Director

Sean Shelton, M.A.T., Assistant Athletic Trainer

Jason Smith, B.S., Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Will Tholken, B.S., Coordinator of Athletic Operations

T.J. Zinke, M.A.T., Head Athletic Trainer