Barret Peery

Barret Peery (born April 3, 1971)

Current position: Assistant men’s basketball coach
Current team: UNLV Runnin’ Rebels (Head coach: Kevin Kruger)
Current conference: Mountain West Conference (MWC)
Teams coached: Portland State Vikings
Portland State record: 63-57 (.525)
Overall record^: 63-57 (.525)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2018)
  • ICCAC (NJCAA) Regular Season Champion:  3  (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Scenic West (NJCAA) Regular Season Champion:  3  (2006, 2007, 2008)
  • NJCAA Division I National Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 2014)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present UNLV (asst)
2021-2022 Texas Tech (assoc. HC)
2017-2021 Portland State
2016-2017 Santa Clara (assoc. HC)
2014-2015 Arizona State (asst)
2011-2014 Indian Hills CC
2008-2011 Utah (asst)
2005-2008 Southern Idaho
2003-2005 Southern Idaho (asst)
2002-2003 Portland State (asst)
1998-2002 Southern Utah (asst)
1997-1998 Utah Valley (asst)
1996-1997 Snow College (asst)
1995-1996 Southern Utah (grad. asst)

Barret Peery Facts

  • Barret Rex Peery
  • Born April 3, 1971
  • Hometown: Payson, Utah
  • Alma Mater: Southern Utah University (BS, 1996)
  • The Utah-native started his playing career at Snow College before transferring to Southern Utah for his final two seasons, where he played for Thunderbirds head coach Bill Evans
  • Was an assistant coach for ten seasons between 1995 and 2005, including stints working for Evans at SUU, Jeff Reinert at UVU, Heath Schroyer at Portland State and Gib Arnold at Southern Idaho
  • Took over as head coach at Southern Utah in 2005, going 85-19 in 3 seasons and winning the Scenic West title each year
  • Spent 3 seasons working under Jim Boylen at Utah before becoming the head coach at Indian Hills CC (IA) in 2011
    • Went 96-10 over 3 seasons, winning 3-straight ICCAC titles and finishing as the NJCAA Division I runner-up in 2014
  • Worked as an assistant under Herb Sendek for two seasons, one each at Arizona State and Santa Clara
  • Hired in 2017 to be head coach at Portland State, marking a return to the school 14 years after serving as an assistant there
    • Peery was 63-57 overall through four seasons at the helm and went to the CIT in 2018
  • Resigned in April 2021 to join the coaching staff at Texas Tech as associate head coach under Mark Adams
  • The following year, Peery joined Kevin Kruger‘s staff at UNLV as an assistant coach
  • Along with his wife, Tracy, has one daughter and three sons

Barret Peery Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I level only