Post Graduate Basketball

PG Basketball

Students who have played at Massanutten have gone on to earn scholarships at the next level.

Our post-graduate program allows our players to better their academics in a variety of ways. We offer:
One high school retake class
Dual enrollment courses at Shenandoah University
Leadership class taught by LTC Layman.

Off the court values:
Massanutten is built off the values of integrity, courage, and respect. Off the court structure and superior educational experience has been the core of Massanutten since 1899. Military discipline and responsibility provides an environment for the player to succeed for his academic and basketball future.
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Head Coach Curtis Peery
Curtis Peery was named Head Post Grad Coach after serving one year as an Assistant Coach and the Athletic Director at Massanutten Military Academy. Prior to MMA, Mr. Peery served two years at Ferrum College as Assistant Men's Basketball Coach beginning July 2016. Peery came to Ferrum from Roanoke College, where he served two years as an Assistant Coach. Peery also served as Head Men’s JV Basketball Coach and Head Men’s Golf Coach, responsible for all aspects of both programs. Prior to Roanoke he served two years as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at University of Maryland-Eastern Shore from 2012-14, and three years as a graduate assistant at UMES.
Peery was a standout for Roanoke as a player, closing his career in 2009 in the #11 spot in school history in scoring with 1,349 career points. He also finished 11th in career rebounds with 649 and 10th in career free throws with 304. Roanoke’s win/loss was a combined 68-39 during his four-year playing career. Peery’s career honors include: Roanoke All-Century Team 2013, VaSID All-State first team in 2009, All-South Region second team in 2009, ODAC All-Conference first team in 2009, CNU Invitational All-Tournament Team and MVP in 2009, W&L Classic All-Tournament Team in 2009, ODAC All-Conference honorable mention in 2008, Domino’s Classic All-Tournament Team 2007, 2008 and 2009 (MVP in 2008), V-Foundation All-Tournament Team in 2007 and 2009 (MVP in 2009), ODAC All-Conference second team in 2007 and ODAC All-Tournament Team in 2007.
Peery graduated from Roanoke with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2009, then went on to earn his Master’s degree in Criminal Justice & Criminology from Maryland Eastern Shore in 2011.
Assistant Coach Demetrius Tilley
Demetrius Tilley joined Massanutten Military Academy in August 2022 as an assistant basketball coach. Tilley spent the 2019-2022 seasons at Eckerd College as the assistant men’s basketball coach under head coach Bryan Galuski. Tilley’s responsibilities included recruiting, coordinating strength and conditioning workouts, player development, scouting opponents, and additional basketball operational duties.
In addition to his coaching responsibilities at Eckerd, Tilley served as the Camp Director for the Jim Harley Basketball Camp from 2019 to 2021, and the Interim Head Coach for the boys’ basketball team at Coleman Middle School for the 2021 school year.
Prior to his three seasons with Eckerd College, Tilley served as the assistant men’s basketball coach at Greensboro College from 2018 to 2019. Before graduating, he played two seasons with the Greensboro Pride as a small forward.
Demetrius graduated from Greensboro College in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a minor in Economics.

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Massanutten Military Academy is a co-educational, non-profit military boarding and day school in Virginia for middle and high school students with post graduate studies. We welcome all faiths and live by our motto: Non Nobis Solum (Not For Ourselves Alone).

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