The Coach, Randy Perkins serves as the President of the Colorado Miners Inc., a Non-Profit 501c3 organization. His extensive knowledge and experience of the game, and his “Pied Piper” persona made him very successful at every coaching level. Coaching over 32 years, some achievements more nontraditional consist of coaching and coordinating basketball with prison reform programs in various institutions, brought about success with every endeavor.
The traditional side of coaching, Coach Perkins accomplishments are second to none. Founded Colorado Miners basketball in 2004, providing year-round basketball programs for youth grades 4th through 12th.
The Club’s motto is “Be a Good Player...Be a Better Person.”
Understanding that to be productive in life, players not only need to be successful on the court, but they must also excel in the classroom, and be contributing members in their communities. The Colorado Miners have been on the circuit with high school teams the past 10 years, creating over one-hundred and fifty scholarship opportunities for student athletes to pursue their dreams to continue playing basketball at the college level. The Colorado Miners are considered one of the top clubs in Colorado, with national respect while producing numerous high profile basketball players. All this without shoe/corporate sponsorships.
Coach Perkins coached at Mullen High School, 2003 – 2007, 5A Men’s State Championship 2006 and a Final Four Finish in 2007. Camp Director for regional and national basketball clinics and camps and Feeder Program Director with multiple championships beginning in 2004. Host of many other coaching awards and achievements.
Reach Them…Teach Them…Show Them…Let Them Do It.
The Player, Randy Perkins attended the University of Northern Colorado on a basketball scholarship in 1985, and was the recipient of the Presidential Honor Scholarship for his academic achievements. He transferred to Eastville JUCO, Dallas TX in 1986, then transferred to Commonwealth University in 1989. Although he was talented enough to play the game, his dreams to play college basketball fell short due to injuries and bad timing. Randy went on to play in the Pro/Am Basketball league and other high level competitive basketball leagues/tournaments until his mid-thirties.
The Man, Randy Perkins is also known for his Philanthropic efforts. The past 17 years to date, his program has provided annual services to families facing economic challenges. Backpacks with school supplies, Thanksgiving meals for hundreds of families, Gift Cards, Food Pantry and Mentoring. Mr. Perkins has received various humanitarian awards for his community outreach efforts.