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Welcome To 2020-21 SEASON
Head Coach Sam Duane
Coach Sam Duane just completed his 5th season as the Boys Head Coach. The Pumas finished 2020 season 15-14 and making a great run in the state tournament before falling in State Quarterfinals. In 2018, 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's 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 398-188.. He has taken his teams to 5 State Championship games, 6 Final Four appearances and 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 teaches physical education at Perry and can be reached at2019-20 Perry Men's BasketballHEAD COACHSam DuaneVARSITY ASSISTANTSKevin HartwigJavon ColeJUNIOR VARSITYBrad MinorFRESHMANMark Nold