Coach Cory M. Dumas is driven, focused, and experienced in the field of sports fitness and wellness management with a proven track record in organizational management and team building to achieve a combination of educational and athletic goals for children and young adults. Highly skilled in strategic development of student-focused programming. A personable and motivating individual that operates with a great degree of professionalism and personal integrity. Interacts with students, parents, and staff with dedication to their fitness and educational development goals. He is currently teaching sports medicine and advanced physical fitness at the Middle College of UNCG.
Coach Dumas was a four sport athlete (basketball, football, soccer, and track) at High Point Andrews. He later attended North Carolina A&T State University to play basketball, however, his playing career was cut short due to two ACL tears. He graduated in 2005 with a degree majoring in Exercise Sports Science. Upon graduation he obtained a position with the City of High Point as a Senior Lead Director in the parks and recreation department from 2006-2015. During is tenure he mentored inner city youth, performed volunteer work with the visually impaired residents of High Point, created programs for the youth as well as the adult population, served as a venue manager of cycling with Special Olympics of North Carolina, as well as the head of the annual midnight basketball program.
In 2011 Coach Dumas joined the coaching staff at Calvary Baptist Day School as an assistant men’s varsity basketball coach. In 2014 he became the Head men’s J.V. Coach and still serves as an assistant to the varsity team as well. His Team finished with a record of 20-4 and a Conference record of 16-0 for the 2015-16 season.
In 2012 Coach Dumas became the head coach of the Men’s 17U Triad Defenders Basketball Organization. After one year as head coach he led the team to a second place finish in the North Carolina USSSA state championship. In 2015 Coach Dumas’ team won the NC State USSSA 17U Men’s Basketball State Championship.