Barry has been the Director of the Easterns, Swing Fling, and VSO in Washington DC. He was the first Masters World Champion in 1993 with his former partner Dawn Garrish (Blorstad). He is a several-time US Open National Swing and Cabaret Champion, an American Swing Dance Champion and he awed audiences across the world with exhibition partner Lisa West (Austin). Barry has choreographed and taught Line Dance worldwide. His country and swing team Dance West was undefeated during several years of competition. Barry has been awarded the US Open Humanitarian Award and was the host of the TNN Country Dance Challenge for four years.