Terry retired in 2016 after teaching high school mathematics for 42 years and coaching high school basketball for 32 years. He coached girls varsity basketball at Borden for 18 years and at Scottsburg for one year. He also coached boys varsity basketball at Henryville for three years and was a boys assistant coach at Henryville for seven years and at South Spencer for three years. Terry also coached varsity baseball at Henryville for 10 years and has coached several AAU girls basketball teams.
Terry is a 1970 graduate of Holland High School and a 1974 graduate of the University of Evansville. He played four years of high school basketball and baseball and one year of college baseball.
He lives in Memphis (Clark County, IN) with his wife, Debbi. They have two daughters; Andrea, an admissions counselor at Indiana State University, and Allison, a fifth grade teacher at Lexington Elementary (Scott County, IN).