Coaches & Staff
Assistant Coach Donald Rollman
Coach Donald Rollman joins the Pirate men’s coaching staff this year, bringing three years of coaching experience to the program. Prior to coming to Peninsula, Rollman served as assistant men’s basketball coach and strength and conditioning coach at Olympic College in Bremerton, where he helped develop and move athletes on to all levels of college basketball. He also served as Bainbridge Roots AAU coach for sixth and ninth grade AAU boys teams for three years, and a spring high school player development and tournamnent coach for Bainbridge High School. Rollman earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Sciene from Central Washington University in 2013. He also earned an AA Degree from Olympic College, where he played soccer for two years, including matches against Peninsula. The Bremerton native was a three-sport athlete (soccer, basketball, baseball) at Bremerton High School. In addition to his coaching assignment at Peninsula, Rollman coordinates the Recreation and Intramural programs and serves as Director of the Peninsula Basketball Academy, a program to develop young basketball players in our community.
Assistant Coach Brian Shirley
Coach Coach Brian Shirley, in his third year with the Peninsula College men’s basketball program, brings almost 20 years of high school coaching experience to the Peninsula staff. A former Port Angeles player, he also played on a traveling team for Peninsula prior the official restarting of intercollegiate athletics. After graduating from Peninsula, he went on to get his bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University. Upon returning to Port Angeles he has been long involved with the Port Angeles High School basketball programs working under multiple head coaches, including WIAA Hall of Famer Lee Sinnes where he specialized in teaching and coordinating defenses.