Coach "Pete" is a 1970 graduate of Hancock

North Central High School.  He graduated from

Pearl River Junior College and University of

Southern Mississippi.  He coached at Pearl

River Central High School and next coached

basketball and football at Picayune Junior High

School in the late 70s and early 80s. He returned

to his alma mater Hancock in 1984-1985.

In 1999, he came back to Picayune.

Peterson serves as varsity boys assistant,

head coach for the varsity girls, jv boys, freshmen

boys, and assists with the freshmen girls.

He is married to the former Catherine Eaves.

They have four children.