Former UCSD men's basketball player Christian Hatch was named an assistant coach with the program in October of 2013.
Hatch competed for the Tritons from 2008-12, one of the top center players for UCSD during his time. He was a three year starter and two-time captain. Hatch scored 952 career points (4th all-time), and 523 career rebounds (3rd all-time). He ranks second on UCSD's single season scoring record list.
A two-time All-CCAA second team selection, Hatch was named MVP of the Disney tip-Off Classic twice. He led CCAA in offensive rebounds for two seasons (2010-12). His senior year he received the Dr. Hal Charnofsky award which is given to one male and one female of each school in the California Collegiate Atheltic Association. The award is for a combintation of distinguished athletics and academics.
The Las Vegas native plans to graduate in March 2014 with a major in psychology and a minor in business.