Camp Staff

Earl Grant, Jr.
Head Coach

Earl Grant was named the 23rd all-time men’s basketball head coach at College of Charleston on Sept. 2, 2014.

The former Lowcountry prep star is a graduate of  R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston, SC.

Grant, 37, previously spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach under Brad Brownell at Clemson, where he made a positive impact on the Tiger men’s basketball program, both in recruiting, and with player development. He worked primarily with Clemson’s point guards.

Prior to Clemson, Grant spent six years as an assistant coach under former College of Charleston assistant coach Gregg Marshall, the last three for him at Wichita State from 2007-10.

In three seasons at Winthrop University under Marshall from 2004-07, Grant helped the Eagles to three-consecutive Big South Conference Championships and three-straight NCAA Tournament appearances.

Prior to joining Marshall’s staff at Winthrop, Grant was an assistant coach at crosstown rival The Citadel from 2002-04.

A former student-athlete, Grant played two years at the NCAA Division II level at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga. He led the school to two appearances in the NCAA Tournament and to consecutive Peach Belt Conference Championships (1999 and 2000). In 2000, the Bobcats advanced all the way to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division II national tournament. He was named an All-Peach Belt First Team selection in 2000.

A native of North Charleston, S.C., Grant earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Georgia College in 2000. He and his wife, Jacci, a 2001 College of Charleston graduate receiving a degree in elementary education, have three sons: Trey (7), Eyzaiah (6) and Elonzo (3).


Matt Braeuer
Camp Director

Matt Braeuer (pronounced BRIAR) is in his first season as director of men’s basketball operations at College of Charleston.

The former three-year Wichita State starter still ranks in the Top 10 all-time in career three-pointers made and games played as well as ranks 11th in career assists and steals for the Shockers under head coaches Mark Turgeon and Gregg Marshall, a former CofC assistant coach.

After his playing days, he served as a graduate assistant for two years at his alma mater under Gregg Marshall and Earl Grant, then an assistant coach for the Shockers, working with the program’s film exchange, practice scheduling, community service events. He also was the Director of Shocker Basketball Camps.

In 2008, he earned his bachelor’s degree in sport administration and his master’s degree in sport management in 2010 – both from Wichita State.

Originally from Belton, Texas, he and his wife, Katie were recently married on May 14, 2016.

Ashley Perrucci

Ashley Perrucci
Camp Administrator

Ashley Perrucci is in her seventh year as the administrative assistant for the College of Charleston men's and women's basketball programs. A 1998 graduate of CofC majoring in communications, Perrucci is happy to be back at her alma mater and very proud to be working for Cougar Basketball.