In his playing career Bryan reached a World Ranking of 16, an English ranking of 2 and played for Great Britain in the Team and Individual World Championships. He also represented England in the Home Countries Championships (England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales) and played in the inaugural Team and Individual European Championships. He won many tournaments around the world including the Central African Championships in Malawi and the Indian Ocean Classic in the Seychelles. He was World Seniors Champion and US Over 50 Champion. As a coach he was the English Boys Under 19 National Coach. He is currently Head Squash Professional at the Squash Club at CHASS in Philadelphia and prior to that, Head Squash Professional at the Heights Casino Club in Brooklyn Heights, New York. He is also the director of the USA Junior National squads. Bryan created these squads in 1994 using the English National squads as a model. In 2004 along with Mark Sachvie of the Ontario Squash Association, started the Battle of the Border, a junior international team competition, held annually at the Whiteoaks Hotel and Resort in Niagra Falls, Canada.

Bryan has been running his Universal Squash camps since 1986 when he started them in Portsmouth UK where he was Head Coach. Since this time the camps have taken place in an ever growing number of countries; USA, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal and of course the UK along with tours in Germany, Holland and Canada.