World B. Free
Coaches in School History
Paul Abraham (1966-1969)
Mark Reiner (1969-1976)
Jerry Perlmutter (1976-1989)
Tommie Allen (1989-2008)
Eric Hall (2013- Present)
Did You Know?
The PSAL championship teams of 1972 and 1976 both had undefeated seasons!
Mark Reiner the coach of the two champioship teams was a star PSAL player at Lincoln and also became a
successful college coach after leaving Canarsie.
3 players from the 1st 2 decades of Canarsie basketball went to the NBA: Lloyd Free, Geoff Huston & John Salley.
Current coach Tommie Allen played HS ball at Canarsie and is also a well-known DJ on the airwaves in NYC.
Assistant coach Ted Gustus played his HS ball at Canarsie and was a highly successful CHSAA coach at both
Nazareth and Bishop Loughlin.
Former player Fred Dupree has been a D-1 College assistant at Stony Brook, Albany, Rider and currently works under legendary coach Bobby Cremins
at the College of Charleston.