Barret Peery is now in his third year as an assistant coach for the Utes after joining Boylen's staff in May of 2008.
Peery, the 2007-08 Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) Coach of the Year, led CSI to three straight SWAC championships, including the outright title in 2008. The Golden Eagles were the No. 1 ranked junior college team in the nation for the last four weeks of the regular season and finished with a 30-2 overall record and a 14-1 league mark.
In 2006-07, CSI went 30-7 under Peery and placed fourth in the nation. In Peery's first year as the CSI head coach, the 2005-06 team posted a 25-10 record, won the Region 18 championship and participated in the NJCAA national tournament.
In his three years at the helm, Peery placed 23 players in NCAA Division I programs, including all nine sophomores from the 2008 team. His overall record was 85-19 for an .817 winning percentage.
Peery spent a total of five years at CSI - the first two as an assistant coach. Prior to CSI, Peery was the top assistant at Portland State in 2002-03. He was an assistant coach at Southern Utah from 1998-2002, helping the T-Birds to a 25-6 record and their only NCAA Tournament appearance in 2001-02. His other coaching experience included a year as a graduate assistant at SUU (1995-96) and one-year stints as an assistant coach at Snow College and Utah Valley.
Peery was an academic all-conference player at Southern Utah, helping the T-Birds to a pair of conference championships.
Peery is a native of Payson, Utah. He and his wife Tracy have a daughter, Kennedy, and a son, Crew. They are also expecting their third child.