Justin Perron enters his fourth season with the Clark University men’s basketball staff in 2018 and his first season as the program's full-time assistant.
Perron started his coaching career as the Mansfield High School varsity assistant coach when he was a junior at Framingham State University. He helped the team finish with a 22-3 overall record and win the Hockomock League title. The Mansfield High team also participated in the MIAA sectional semi-final game. The following year, Perron was the Head Freshman Basketball Coach at Franklin High School. After graduating from Framingham State University in 2015 he joined the Clark men's basketball program as an assistant coach. Over the last few seasons Perron's overall responsibilities have grown every year; he has handled everything from recruiting, scouting, in-game adjustments, practice planning and skill development.
Perron also has experience in the AAU scene, coaching his own 17U team with Mass Premier and helping other aged teams over the years as his Clark duties expanded. He helped groom a third of his 17U AAU team into college players. He has worked camps around the country for major basketball enterprises such as Hoop Group, The Academic All-American Camps, and Championship Basketball School.
On campus Perron will help the Sports Information division of Athletics. He will also have an internship in the Center for Counseling and Personal Growth as he is in his final stages of his Master’s Degree in Higher Education Counseling from Providence College. Perron graduated from Framingham State University in 2015 with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.