Coach Alley joined the staff at UMM after 20 plus years of coaching in the school systems at Acadia Christian, Jonesport-Beals and Machias. He has been named Downeast Athletic Conference Coach of the Year six times. His teams are known for their aggressive fast paced style which he has brought to the hardwood at Reynold's Gymnasium.
During his first season as head coach he lead the Women's team to the Elite 8, and the Men's team to the Yankee Small College Conference Championship placing fifth nationally. This was the first YSCC Championship and highest national ranking in school history.
Coach Alley lives in Jonesport with his wife, Bobbie and their three girls, Kali, Kaci and Karli.