2018-19 TRYOUT INFORMATION
VARSITY AND JV TRYOUTS BEGIN MONDAY OCT 29TH
****FRESHMAN TRYOUTS BEGIN WED, OCT 31ST.*****
CLICK ON THE LINK FOR VARSITY, JV AND FRESHMAN TRYOUT DATES AND TIMES.
ALL PLAYERS THAT WISH TO TRYOUT MUST COMPLETE THE ATHLETIC CLEARANCE PACKET.
VISIT THE PERRY ATHLETIC WEBSITE TO COMPLETE YOUR CLEARANCE.
Welcome To 2018-19 SEASON
Head Coach Sam Duane
Coach Sam Duane just completed his second season as the Boys Head Coach. The Pumas finished 16-13 making a great run in the state tournament before falling in the Elite 8. Coach Duane was named the NFHS State Coach of the year and the NFHS Section 7 National Coach of The Year. Before coming to Perry, Coach Duane completed a 12 year run as Tempe Corona del Sol's Head Boys Coach, where he lead the program to 4 straight Division 1 State Championships. In his tenure at Corona, his teams were 276-87, with 1 top 20 national finish, 2 top 10 national finishes and a 74 game win streak vs Arizona teams.
Coach Duane's previous coaching experiences also include stints at Phoenix College and Mesa Community College as an Assistant, and as the first Boys basketball coach in Mesquite High School history. In his five years at Mesquite he won 1 Boys Region Championship and 2 fiesta region coach of the year awards.
Duane's overall record as a head coach is 368-147. He has taken his teams to 5 State Championship games, has been named Arizona Coach of the Year 4 times, Region Coach of the year 7 times and Maxpreps National Coach of the Year in 2015.
Coach Duane treasures seeing players grow and mature as not only players but young men and the relationships that are built throughout the years with players and families. He truly enjoys seeing ex players go on to be successful in thier lives.
Coach Duane has a B.S in Exercise Science from Grand Canyon University and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. He will be teaching physical education at Perry and starting in July 2016, he can be reached at2018-19 Perry Men's BasketballHEAD COACHSam DuaneVARSITY ASSISTANTSKevin HartwigAaron FoshieJUNIOR VARSITYBrad MinorFRESHMANMark NoldDaniel Meyer