After a three year hiatus Michael Bari is back bigger and better than ever! For show information and to listen live go to www.michaelbarishow.com Bari hosted his own radio/TV show KEUN 1490AM launched on March 31, 2011, serving the Cajun Prairie in Eunice, Louisiana. Cablevision Cable broadcast the show on the LSUE local channel. The show was critically acclaimed and award winning in sports talk entertainment. The show was affiliated with CBS Radio Network, Citadel Media.
The new MICHAEL BARI SHOW is an NBC Sports affiliate and can be heard live on KCAA 1050 AM, 106.5 FM and 102.3 FM serving the Inland Empire Region of Southern California.
A veteran of more than 30 years in the coaching ranks, Michael Bari enters his second season as head women’s basketball coach in the 2016-17 season for Salem International University.
Bari takes over the Tiger women’s basketball program after a two-year stint as the head coach at nearby West Virginia Wesleyan in Buckhannon, West Virginia. Bari inherited a two-win team and improved the Bobcats win total in each of his two seasons, including seven wins during the 2015-16 campaign.
Prior to West Virginia Wesleyan, Bari had an impressive nine-year run as the head women’s basketball coach at Louisiana State University-Eunice from 2004-13. His teams finished with a 154-113 record and reached the NJCAA District Finals six times, including an appearance in the NJCAA Final Four in 2007.
LSU-Eunice also excelled in the classroom under Bari. They were honored four times as NJCCA National Academic All-America teams, with three National Academic All-Americans under his watch.
Bari has also coached at Penn State-Behrend, Alderson Broaddus, Gannon and Colorado Northwestern Community College, after starting his coaching career as a men’s basketball graduate assistant at East Stroudsburg in 1984.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in health and physical education, with a minor in psychology, from West Virginia Wesleyan and his master’s degree in health and physical education from East Stroudsburg.
A native of Erie, Pennsylvania, Bari and his wife Kelle reside in Bridgeport, WV.