Greg McCall is in his fourth season as the head women’s basketball coach at Bakersfield.
In his third season as head coach in 2013-14, McCall led the Roadrunners to a 19-12 mark, a second place finish in the Western Athletic Conference, and an appearance in the 2014 WNIT.
Limited at times to just six players during his first campaign, the Roadrunners continued to compete, winning two of its final four games to finish the 2011-12 campaign with a 7-22 record. CSUB improved to 12-17 in year two, winning a school Division I record nine games at one point.
McCall is 38-51 as Bakersfield head coach.
Prior to becoming head coach, McCall spent the previous four seasons as an assistant at CSUB helping guide to Roadrunners to a pair of postseason appearances including a 22-12 record in 2011. He was instrumental in recruiting student-athletes for the ‘Runners, along with scouting, game planning and player development.
This is McCall’s second stint as a head coach, as he previously led nearby Taft College for 10 seasons (1997-2007), helping restart the Cougars’ women’s basketball program and successfully leading them into the CCCAA Tournament. He won 98 games at Taft.
He began his coaching career at CSUB under Pat Douglass, winning a NCAA Division II National Championship in 1997. He also played for Douglass and was a team captain on the Roadrunners’ 1991 Division II Final Four team.
Greg and his wife Tanae have one child, Chloe. Coach McCall’s oldest daughter, Dewanna, was drafted by the Phoenix Mercury in the first round of the 2009 WNBA draft with the fifth overall pick. Dewanna was a standout forward for Auburn University from 2006-09.
Daughter Erica, is a member of the women’s basketball team at Stanford after serving a member of the USA U-16 and U-18 National Girls’ Basketball teams. Son Justin is a sophomore at Bakersfield’s Ridgeview High School. McCall has two step children, daughter Cheyenne and son Chaun.