Perron returned to Maine in 2003 after serving as captain of the Black Bears in 1988-89 and 1989-90. He was also an assistant coach at Maine in 1991-92 and 1994-95.
Perron was a four-year letterwinner with the Black Bears. He played in 136 career games, scoring 62 goals and adding 84 assists for 146 career points. He left Maine ranked ninth on both the school's career goals and career assists lists and seventh in career points. In his first season, Perron helped lead the Black Bears to their first of four consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to his return to Maine, Perron coached the Chicago Freeze of the North American Hockey League where he was General Manager and Head Coach from 1997 through 2003. He compiled a record of 167-150-19 with the Freeze, while leading them to the playoffs in each of his six seasons, and finishing third in the country (2001) behind the bench. Before coaching the Chicago Freeze, Perron served as an assistant coach at Dartmouth College from 1995 through 1997. He also coached at Bangor High School from 1992-1994. In his rookie season, he was named Class A Coach of the Year after leading the Rams to the state playoffs. After graduation from Maine, Perron played professionally in Sweden at the Division I level before returning to the United States to accept a position at Maine.
Perron and his wife, Renee, reside in Bangor with their daughter Grace (7) and son Jack (2). Perron is the second head coach of the women's program which became a Division I sport in 1998.