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, Jon Judkins back at Snow College, Jeff Reinert at UVU (then a JUCO), 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