Pete Barry

Pete Barry (born December 22, 1947)

Teams coached: San Francisco Dons, Southern Oregon Raiders, Coast Guard Bears
San Francisco record: 49-13 (.790)
Southern Oregon record^: 100-82 (.549)
Coast Guard record^: 262-217 (.545)
Overall record^: 411-312 (.568)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  2  (1981, 1982)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • WCC Regular Season Champion:  1  (1981)
  • CAC (Div III) Regular Season Champion: (1994)
  • NEWMAC (Div III) Tournament Champion: (2007, 2008)
  • CAC (Div III) Tournament Champion: (1993, 1994, 1995)
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Appearances:  2  (2007, 2008)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

1990-2009 Coast Guard Academy
1984-1990 Southern Oregon
1980-1982 San Francisco

Pete Barry Facts

  • Peter Barry
  • Born December 22, 1947
  • Alma Mater: University of San Francisco (BA, 1970)
  • Played baseball at USF; later inducted into the USF Athletics Hall of Fame (2003) in recognition of his baseball career
  • First collegiate head coaching gig was at alma mater San Francisco, where he was 49-13 in two seasons at the helm
    • Won the WCC title in 1981 and reached the NCAA Tournament both years with the Dons
    • A recruiting scandal resulted in Barry and staff’s termination in 1982 and the suspension of the USF basketball program for three full seasons (1982-85)
  • Worked as a HS teacher before being pulled into a libel lawsuit from one of his former players, Quintin Dailey
  • After several years away from the game, Barry became the head coach at NAIA Southern Oregon in 1984
    • Went 100-82 in six years at the helm and reached five NAIA District II postseason tournaments
  • Spent nineteen years as the head coach at the Coast Guard Academy (Division III) in New London, CT
    • Won the Constitution Conference (CAC) Tournament three times and the league title once (in 1993-94)
    • Won back-to-back NEWMAC Tournament titles to reach the NCAA D-III Tournament in both 2007 and 2008
    • The 2008 team reached the Sectional final (Elite Eight), the best showing in program history
    • Also coached baseball at USCGA from 2000-2006, winning 115 games; named NEWMAC COY in 2001
  • Retired in 2009 with a USCGA record of 262-217 and an overall collegiate head coaching record of 411-312

Pete Barry Coaching Tree

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