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Peter Mugar
Peter Mugar
Title: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 508-626-4614
Email: pmugar@framingham.edu

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.

Jake Gubitose
Jake Gubitose
Title: Assistant Coach

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 season. 

Jake currently resides in Worcester and is pursing a MBA at Clark University. 

John Karas
John Karas
Title: Assistant Coach

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 film breakdowns. 

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.