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.