Head Coach Donald Rollman
Coach Donald Rollman enters his fourth year as head coach for the Pirates, following two years as an assistant under Coach Mitch Freeman. In Rollman’s first year at the helm of the Pirate ship, he overcame a slow start to guide his team to the NWAC Basketball Championship Tournament. It was the fifth straight playoff appearance for the Pirates, including a 2018 championship game appearance where they fell to North Idaho College in overtime. 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 tournament coach for Bainbridge High School. Rollman earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Sciene from Central Washington University and a Master’s Degree in Athletic Administration and Coaching from Concordia University. 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 College’s fundraising efforts for athletic scholarships.
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Assistant Matthew Mayberg
Coach Matt Mayberg, who spent two years as the Head Graduate Assistant and Video Coordinator for Seattle University’s Men’s Basketball team, continues his third season with the Peninsula staff as an assistant coach. Mayberg contributed to two historic seasons, including two wins over PAC-12 teams, two consecutive postseason tournament appearances, as well as the program’s first 20-win season in more than 50 years. While at Seattle U, Mayberg contributed to scouting, team analysis and player development. Mayberg brings with him a high tempo and effective offensive philosophy. Prior to Seattle U, he was both an assistant coach (2014-16) and the head coach (2017) of the Gonzaga Women’s Club basketball team as an undergraduate student. While on staff, the Bulldogs defeated several NWAC teams, reached the NIRSA national tournament all three seasons and finished No. 5 in the nation in 2016. He has a BA in Sport Management from Gonzaga and a Masters in Sports Leadership and Administration from Seattle University.
Assistant Coach Brian Shirley
Coach Brian Shirley enters his ninth year with the Peninsula College men’s basketball program, making him the senior member of that coaching staff. He brings almost 20 years of high school coaching experience to the Peninsula staff. A former Port Angeles High School standout, he also played on a traveling club team for Peninsula College prior the Pirates returning to the intercollegiate ranks in 1997. 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 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.