Jack Perri

Jack Perri (born May 28, 1975)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Southern New Hampshire Penmen
Current conference: Northeast-10 Conference (NE-10)
Rhode Island College record^: 20-9 (.690)
LIU Brooklyn record: 77-79 (.494)
Southern New Hampshire record^: 62-46 (.574)
Overall record^: 159-134 (.543)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (2013)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • Northeast-10 (Div II) Regular Season Champion:  0
  • Little East (Div III) Regular Season Champion:  1  (2005)
  • Northeast-10 (Div II) Tournament Champion:  0
  • NEC Tournament Champion:  1  (2013)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  1  (2023)


  • Joe B. Hall Award:  1  (2013)
  • Little East (Div III) Coach of the Year:  1  (2005)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2018-present Southern New Hampshire
2017-2018 Boston University (asst)
2012-2017 LIU Brooklyn
2007-2012 Long Island (assoc. HC)
2005-2007 Long Island (asst)
2004-2005 Rhode Island College
1998-2004 Bentley (asst)

Jack Perri Facts

  • John Perri
  • Born May 28, 1975
  • Hometown: Manalapan, New Jersey
  • Alma Mater: Bentley University (BA, 1998)
  • Played for Jay Lawson at D-II Bentley (MA), serving two years as captain and helping the team to four winning seasons
  • Started his coaching career after graduation in 1998, spending six seasons as an assistant under Lawson at Bentley
  • Became a head coach for the first time in 2004, spending one year at the helm at D-III Rhode Island College
    • Won a share of the Little East title, finishing with a 20-9 record
  • Arrived at Long Island U (later LIU Brooklyn and now just LIU) in 2005, spending two years as an assistant under Jim Ferry before being promoted to associate head coach
  • Elevated to head coach of the Blackbirds in 2012, winning the NEC Tournament in his first season and taking the team to the 2013 NCAA Tournament
    • Won 77 games in five seasons as head coach; Perri was fired in March 2017
  • Spent the 2017-18 season as an assistant on Joe Jones‘ staff at Boston University
  • Hired in June 2018 to be the new head coach at D-II Southern New Hampshire
    • Is 62-46 through four seasons (2020-21 NE-10 season cancelled); led Penmen to D-II NCAA Tournament in 2023
  • Along with his wife, Julie, has three children

Jack Perri Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III levels