Rey Named Head Coach at Alcorn
Barrett Rey has been named head coach at Alcorn
State, succeeding Willie “Rat” McGowan, Sr., who retired at the
end of the 2009 season after 38 years and 720 victories.
Rey has been the head coach at Grambling State,
posting a record of 56-94 in three seasons. Prior to Rey’s
arrival, the Tigers were 6-36 and had not made the SWAC
Tournament in seven seasons. GSU was in the conference tourney
each of the past two seasons.
A native of New Orleans, Rey played baseball at
Southern from 1993-97. He earned a Bachelor of Science in
Psychology in 1997. Rey received his Master’s in Therapeutic
Recreation and Leisure Services from Southern in 1998.
Rey is the Chairperson of the SWAC Head Baseball
Coaches and is a member of the American Baseball Coaches
The Braves were 29-19 this past season and
reached the championship game of the SWAC Tournament, falling
12-10 to Southern in the title tilt.
Click here for list of 2009 Division I head coaching changes.