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Curtis Peery is in his first season as the Assistant Coach at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, following three years as the Hawks' graduate assistant coach.
Peery, a 2009 graduate of Roanoke College, looks to follow in fellow RC alum head coach Frankie Allen's footsteps. Allen, an all-everything player turned successful coach is one of the school's shining alumni. Peery hopes to follow this model and one day become a accomplished head coach.
"We are thrilled to have someone of Curtis's caliber," said Allen. "He was a standout player who has a good head for the game and a thirst to learn the business. Curtis will be a big help to our program."
Peery graduated with a degree in marketing and has worked several basketball camps throughout his college career, including the Roanoke College Basketball Camp and the Dell Curry Basketball Camp.
He earned numerous awards as a player including All-VaSID First Team, All-South Region Second Team and All-ODAC (Old Dominion Athletic Conference) First Team in his senior season. He was also a member of four All-Tournament Teams including the MVP of the CNU Invitational. Peery was a three-time ODAC All-Conference selection.