Brian Katz

Brian Katz (born November 17, 1957)

Teams coached: Sacramento State Hornets
Sacramento State record: 150-232 (.393)
Overall record^: 150-232 (.393)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2015)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2008-2021 Sacramento State
1993-2008 San Joaquin Delta CC
1989-1993 Lassen CC
1987-1989 Santa Clara (grad. asst)

Brian Katz Facts

  • Brian Victor Katz
  • Born November 17, 1957
  • Hometown: Sacramento, California
  • Alma Mater: California State University, Sacramento (BA, 1980) / Santa Clara University (MS, 1989)
  • First two head coaching jobs were at Casa Roble HS (1982-83) and Center HS (1983-87), both in the Sacramento area
  • Spent four seasons as the head coach at Lassen College (Susanville, CA), where his teams went 87-47 overall
  • Was the head coach at San Joaquin Delta CC (Stockton, CA) from 1993-2008
    • Compiled an overall record of 348-138 and reached the Final Four in 2005
  • Hired in 2008 to be the head coach at Sacramento State, serving in that role ever since
    • Had 150 wins during his tenure at Sac State and led the Hornets to the CIT in 2015
    • Retired in November 2021, just before the start of the regular season, citing ongoing health concerns
  • Along with his wife, Lori, has two daughters and three sons

Brian Katz Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I level only