Todd Peretz is entering his 18th season as head coach of the Mitchell College men’s basketball program in 2016-17.
In 2014 Peretz led the Mariners to 19-8 record and the program's first-ever New England Collegiate Conference title. Mitchell tied for first place in the NECC regular season standings with a 12-4 mark and defeated Elms College in the NECC Championship title game by a 72-71 final. The Mariners earned the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship and made their postseason debut against national runner-up Williams College.
Several players have enjoyed stellar careers under Peretz's tutelage. Last season the Mariners had two players earn all-conference recognition and another named the league's rookie of the year. It marked the fourth time in six seasons that the NECC Rookie of the Year has come from Mitchell, and during that same span the program has twice produced the NECC Player of the Year (2013, 2014) as well.
Peretz enjoyed many successful campaigns while directing the men’s program through its transformation from a junior college to a NCAA Division III institution. In 2002 he led Mitchell to a New England Championship and national tournament appearance and was named Region and District Coach of the Year.
Peretz earned his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Connecticut State University in general studies with a concentration in physical education. He played collegiately at Rhode Island College after graduating from East Lyme High School.
In addition to coaching basketball, Peretz coaches men's golf at Mitchell and spent eight years at the helm of the men's and women's cross country programs. He also serves as the scheduling coordinator for the department of athletics and is an adjunt instructor at the college.
He currently resides in Niantic, CT with his wife, Denise, and son, Tyler.