Michael Perry

Michael Perry (born November 10, 1958)

Teams coached: Georgia State Panthers, East Carolina Pirates
Georgia State record: 62-75 (453)
East Carolina record: 8-16 (.333)
Overall record: 70-91 (.435)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2017-2018 East Carolina (interim HC)
2007-2017 East Carolina (asst)
2002-2007 Georgia State
1997-2002 Georgia State (asst)
1986-1997 Richmond (asst)
1985-1986 Virginia Union (asst)

Michael Perry Facts

  • Michael Perry
  • Born November 10, 1958
  • Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
  • Alma Mater: University of Richmond (BA, 1981)
  • Played at Richmond for head coaches Carl Slone and Lou Goetz; was inducted into the Richmond Athletic HOF in 2002
  • Spent one year as an assistant at D-II Virginia Union and then worked at alma mater Richmond for eleven years under Dick Tarrant and Bill Dooley
  • Joined Lefty Driesell‘s staff at Georgia State in 1997 and took over the program as head coach five years later
    • Went 62-75 during his tenure and was fired in 2007 after failing to reach the postseason
  • Joined Mack McCarthy‘s staff at East Carolina and then stayed on board three years later when Jeff Lebo took over the program
    • Served as interim head coach for the second half of the 2016-17 season after Lebo had hip surgery, though Lebo is still credited with the official record (6-8) during that time
    • Named the interim head coach in November 2017 after Lebo’s resignation, finishing out the season with a 8-16 record
  • Along with his wife, Darlene, has two daughters and one son

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