Art Dyer set the standard for excellence everywhere he coached. At Medomak Valley in the 1970’s Art’s teams won two state championships and four regional crowns while winning over 80% of their games. His 1980 team wend undefeated enroute to the state Championship.
After leaving Medomak, he resurrected the Westbook High School basketball program and won a state championship in 1984 against Lawrence High School. His teams were known for their hard- nosed man- to -man defense and disciplined offense. He won over 300 games as a high school coach. Art left Westbrook to coach at Fairfield University as an assistant coach under Paul Cormier. Coach Dyer also helped establish Gold Star Basketball Camp and the Maine Association of Basketball Coaches.