Framingham State University Athletic Director Tom
Kelleyannounced the hiring of Peter Mugar as the Rams head
men’s basketball coach in June 2014.
Mugar brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Rams
bench having spent the past five years as an associate head coach
at the collegiate level. This past season Mugar was the associate
head coach at fellow Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic
Conference (MASCAC) member institution Salem State University. He
helped guide the Vikings to the 2013-14 MASCAC Regular Season
Title, the top seed in the Conference Tournament, and a 17-9
overall mark which included a 9-3 record in the MASCAC. Mugar
formulated and implemented the Vikings defensive philosophy as well
as assisting with in game management. Mugar managed the
scouting of the Vikings opponents as well as assisting with the
recruitment of potential student-athletes.
Prior to his time at Salem State, Mugar spent five seasons as
the associate head coach at Clark University in Worcester.
While at Clark, Mugar implemented the Cougars defensive philosophy
and the team saw their points per game allowed in conference
contests drop by over ten points. Mugar helped guide the
Cougars to the 2010 NEWMAC Tournament Championship and an
appearance in the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball
Championship where they advanced to the second round.
2014-15 was Gubitose's first on the bench for Framingham State.
The 2014 graduate of Clark University was a 4 year member of the
men's basketball program and was a team captain his senior
Jake currently resides in Worcester and is pursing a MBA at
2014-15 is Karas’ first season on the bench for the Rams.
Karas comes to Framingham State after serving one season as an
assistant coach for the Clark University women’s basketball
program. At Clark, he was responsible for defense and pre/post-game
The 2013 graduate from Clark University was named captain his
senior season and won the 2010 NEWMAC Championship and an
appearance in the NCAA Div. III tournament.
The Glastonbury, CT native is currently an Associate Business
Consultant for EMC in Hopkinton.