JD Pollock is in his third season at CSUB and his first season as an assistant coach after serving the previous two years as director of basketball operations.
Pollock, a former student-athlete at Kennesaw State, came to Bakersfield after three years at Central Arizona Community College where he served both as an assistant coach from 2011-2013 and as head coach. During his time at Central Arizona the Vaqueros posted a 64-31 record, including an appearance in the Elite Eight of the NJCAA Tournament in 2013.
Pollock, an Atlanta, Ga., native started his playing career at NAIA Berry College in Rome, Ga., before transferring to Division I Kennesaw State for his junior and senior seasons, where he was among the leaders in the Atlantic Sun Conference in steals an assist-to-turnover ratio while also being named Defensive Player of the Year.
Shortly after graduating with his Bachelor’s degree, Pollock started his coaching career at TCU, where he spent two years as a graduate assistant under head coach Jim Christian while earning his Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts.