Presently: Tim Perry is entering his first year as the head coach at Airport High School after 10 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level. He will also serve DP as a Recruiting 101 consultant and cover games as an area scout during the spring, just as he did in the Upstate in 2010.
As a coach: 13 years of experience
College: 10 years, 7 at Division I level, (7 as Pitching Coach/ Recruiting Coordinator, 3 as Associate Head Coach) Newberry College, UNC Asheville, Temple University
High School: 3 years, 1 as Head Coach
2006 Big South Championship, 2006 Clemson, SC Regional Championship
2008 Big South Pitcher of the Year: Alan Deratt finished 7th nationally with a 1.74 ERA.
28 All-conference selections and 17 Conference tournament team selections
22 Players gone on to play professionally, 16 of whom are pitchers, 5 current, 1 big leaguer (Tony Campana)
As a player: Was a 4-year letterman at Newberry College 36 starts, 54 appearances ( 16 wins, 7 saves) Team leader in IP and K 1995-1997, ERA in 1995-96, Played HS at Riverisde HS Team MVP, 1993
Education: BS degree in Sports Management from Newberry College in 1997, minor in coaching Pursuing MAT in Physical Education from USC currently.
Personal: Married to the former Virginia Grace Shaw from Myrtle Beach, SC , daughter Ava Grace Perry, 3 years old.