DeBari comes to Anna Maria with over 40 years of experience as a coach and administrator at local colleges, having most recently served as head men’s basketball coach at Assumption College for five seasons.
“Mr. DeBari is well known in the Worcester community and we are fortunate to welcome him to our campus,” said Retelle. “He brings a strong energy, leadership, and vision to our athletic department and we are excited for him to move us forward."
“I have long respected Anna Maria’s athletic programs and I am excited to join the campus community. I am looking forward to being part of AMCAT Nation and sharing what Anna Maria can offer others,” said Debari. "It is a wonderful opportunity for me.”
DeBari retired from coaching at Assumption in 2011. Prior to that, he spent six years in the admissions department at Assumption, serving as both the director and associate director of the department. DeBari also spent 13 years at Babson College where he was the head men’s basketball coach and the associate director of athletics.