Pat Douglass

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Pat Douglass
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1950-01-23) January 23, 1950 (age 67)
Knoxville, Tennessee
Playing career
1969–1972 Pacific
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1973–1975 Dixon HS
1975–1979 Manteca HS
1979–1981 Columbia JC
1981–1987 Eastern Montana
1987–1997 Cal State Bakersfield
1997–2010 UC Irvine
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
NCAA Men's Division II championship (1993, 1994, 1997)

Joseph Patrick "Pat" Douglass (born January 23, 1950) is a retired American basketball coach. He was most recently the head men's coach at UC Irvine from 1997 to 2010.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Douglass moved to Barstow, California as a teenager and graduated from Kennedy High School.[2][3] He graduated from the University of the Pacific in 1972 with a bachelor's degree in biology and teaching credential in physical education.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

Douglass climbed the coaching ladder, first at the high school level as head coach at Dixon High School from 1973–75, then Manteca High School from 1975-79. He stepped up to the junior college ranks, guiding Columbia Junior College from 1979-81.[5]

Douglass spent six seasons at Eastern Montana (now known as MSU-Billings), with an overall record of 119-57.[5]

In his 10 seasons at Cal State Bakersfield, Douglass compiled a 257-61 record, won three Division II national championships, and reached the Elite Eight seven times.[5]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Eastern Montana Yellowjackets (NCAA Division II independent) (1981–1982)
1981–82 Eastern Montana 19–10 NCAA D-II Regional Fourth Place
Eastern Montana Yellowjackets (Great Northwest Conference) (1982–1987)
1982–83 Eastern Montana 15–12 4–6 3rd
1983–84 Eastern Montana 16–14 4–6 3rd
1984–85 Eastern Montana 23–7 7–1 1st NCAA D-II Regional Fourth Place
1985–86 Eastern Montana 22–8 6–2 2nd NCAA D-II Regional Third Place
1986–87 Eastern Montana 24–7 9–1 1st NCAA D-II Final Four
Eastern Montana: 119–58 30–16
Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (California Collegiate Athletic Association) (1987–1997)
1987–88 Cal State Bakersfield 21–10 10–4 T–1st NCAA D-II Regional Third Place
1988–89 Cal State Bakersfield 21–9 9–5 3rd NCAA D-II Regional Final
1989–90 Cal State Bakersfield 29–5 11–3 1st NCAA D-II Runners-up
1990–91 Cal State Bakersfield 25–8 9–3 T–1st NCAA D-II Final Four
1991–92 Cal State Bakersfield 26–7 10–4 2nd NCAA D-II Final Four
1992–93 Cal State Bakersfield 33–0 14–0 1st NCAA D-II Champions
1993–94 Cal State Bakersfield 27–6 9–3 2nd NCAA D-II Champions
1994–95 Cal State Bakersfield 20–8 7–5 3rd NCAA D-II First Round
1995–96 Cal State Bakersfield 26–4 10–2 1st NCAA D-II Elite Eight
1996–97 Cal State Bakersfield 29–4 11–1 1st NCAA D-II Champions
Cal State Bakersfield: 257–61 91–30
UC Irvine Anteaters (Big West Conference) (1997–2010)
1997–98 UC Irvine 9–18 6–10 T–3rd (West)
1998–99 UC Irvine 6–20 2–14 6th (West)
1999–00 UC Irvine 14–14 7–9 3rd (West)
2000–01 UC Irvine 25–5 15–1 1st NIT First Round
2001–02 UC Irvine 21–11 13–5 T–1st NIT First Round
2002–03 UC Irvine 20–9 13–5 2nd
2003–04 UC Irvine 11–17 6–12 T–8th
2004–05 UC Irvine 16–13 8–10 5th
2005–06 UC Irvine 16–13 10–4 2nd
2006–07 UC Irvine 15–18 6–8 5th
2007–08 UC Irvine 18–16 9–7 5th
2008–09 UC Irvine 12–19 8–8 T–4th
2009–10 UC Irvine 14–18 6–10 T–7th
UC Irvine: 197–191 109–103
Total: 573–310

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pat Douglass. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Foster, Chris (November 5, 1997). "The Man for the Job". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ Kim, James (September 29, 2003). "30 Most Intriguing People in UCI Athletics". New University. UC Irvine. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Head Coach Pat Douglass" (PDF). UC Irvine 2009-10 Men's Basketball. UC Irvine. 2009. pp. 4–5. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c "Pat Douglass". Big West. 2007. Retrieved July 8, 2015.