Terry Sullivan is an entrepreneur, promoter and founder of many enterprises and the owner of 360 Sports and Events. He is the founder of the All American Bowl, All American Eagles, USA Bowl, WPFL and Preferred Image Sportswear. His contributions to football at many levels are professional, thorough and exemplary.
In 1996 he established the All American Bowl which is an American Football All Star Game for several levels including: Division I, II and Division III, JUCO, Semi-Pro and High School football players. He has coordinated All Star games and events at the Super Bowl in Miami, the NFL experience in Atlanta and coordinated games in AT&T Stadium Dallas, Texas; Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, the US Bank Stadium (Metrodome) Minneapolis, Minnesota, Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida, UNI Dome in Cedar Falls Iowa; Daytona Beach, Florida; Thunder Bay, Canada; San Juan, Puerto Rico and the Aztec Bowl in Mexico City at Olympic Stadium, Chihuahua, Monterey, and Chiapas Mexico.
Sullivan founded the Mid America Football League in 1995 and in 2007 merged this league into the North American Football League. With Sullivan’s hard work the NAFL expanded to 140 teams with 7,000 participants by 2009. Sullivan founded the USA Bowl National Championship for Adult Amateur teams. He recognizes and ranks the nation’s Top 25 teams by analysis of 1,100 Semi Pro teams in the USA.
In 2003 Terry Sullivan was inducted in the American Football Association Hall of Fame. Two years later he was inducted in the Minor League Football News Hall of Fame and by 2010 into the American Football Hall of Fame Making him a member of three Halls of Fame. Sullivan was named National Football Events “Man of the Year” in 2012. These prestigious honors are the culmination of Terry’s forty-five years in football.
Sullivan was instrumental in the resurgence of women's football in the United States. He Founded the Women’s Professional Football league in 1999 and the two original teams the Minnesota Vixens and the Lake Michigan Minx. From those teams women's football has grown to over 100 teams and 3,000 participants. Prior to the start of the WPFL in 1999 there were no organized women’s teams playing American football in the United States.
Sullivan is a former assistant football coach from Eden Prairie, Minnesota and was raised in Brooten MN. Where he rushed for 2,500 total yards in High School before playing college football at Willmar Community College and then at Moorhead State University. In 1974 he was listed in Who’s Who in Football. Sullivan is married to Patricia and has 3 children Brandon, Declan and Kiersten. Sullivan is also a Classic Car collector. Philanthropy: Minnesota Minute Men: Minnesota Mr. Hockey Awards Board Member.
It can be said that Terry Sullivan is “a man for all seasons” in his contributions and successes in so many aspects of promotion and development of all levels of football.