In 36 years as a wresting official, Terry has worked approximately 30 regional tournaments and more than 20 state tournaments. After wrestling at Franklin Pierce High School (1964-67) and Western Washington State College (1967-71), Terry began officiating matches in 1973. He is a Washington Officials Association (WOA) Executive Board Member. In 1995, he received the WOA Meritorious Service Award. In 30 years as a member of the Western Washington Wrestling Officials Association (WWWOA) he has served as president, vice president, rules clinician/trainer, and board member.