Varsity Head Coach
Peter Mueller leads the varsity Montgomery Cougars in his 21st season (17th as head coach). After serving as the JV coach at Montgomery High School in Skillman, NJ, Mueller took over the reins of the varsity program in 2002 and currently continues in this position.
Mueller has led the Montgomery Cougars to three Somerset County Championships (2016, 2010, 2003), a North Jersey Group III Championship (2005) and three Skyland Conference Championships (2017, 2013, 2004) in his tenure. He has been named ‘Coach of the Year’ by various newspapers in New Jersey seven times. His career record at the helm is currently 236 – 176 (.573). He has helped send many of his players to play college baseball and has had 2 players drafted.
Mueller was a two-sport athlete at Ridge High School (Basking Ridge, NJ), where he was an All-State shortstop for the Red Devils in 1988. He was also an all Somerset County and all Area selection in 1987 and 1988. Further, his career pitching record at RHS was 20 - 1. He was a member of three New Jersey state championship teams during his playing days. He won the Little League state championship in 1981, a Babe Ruth state championship in 1985 and an overall high school state championship in 1987. He played baseball at Montclair State University and West Chester University where he graduated in 1993. He resides in the Clinton area with his wife Kerry, son James, and daughters Caroline and Catherine.
|2002||12||12||.500||States - 2nd Round|
|2003||18||7||.720||Somerset County Champions / States - 3rd Round|
|2004||20||5||.800||Skyland Raritan Champions / States - 2nd Round / County Semi-Finals|
|2005||17||13||.567||Group III, North II New Jersey State Champions|
|2006||15||9||.625||States - 3rd Round|
|2009||12||15||.444||States - 1st Round / County Finals|
|2010||17||9||.653||Somerset County Champions / States - 1st Round|
|2011||10||15||.400||States - 1st Round|
|2012||13||12||.520||States - 1st Round / County Semi-Finals|
|2013||20||5||.800||Skyland Delaware Champions / States - 1st Round / County Semi-Finals|
|2014||8||15||.347||County - 2nd Round|
|2015||15||11||.577||States - 1st Round|
|2016||19||9||.679||Somerset County Champions / States - 2nd Round|
|2017||20||11||.645||Skyland Raritan Champions / States - 3rd Round / County Semi-Finals|
2003-Princeton Packet Coach of the Year
2004-The Trenton Times Coach of the Year
2005-The Trenton Times and Princeton Packet Coach of the Year
2013-Star Ledger Somerset County and Princeton Packet Coach of the Year
2016-The Princeton Packet Coach of the Year