Brock Bennett joined the Georgia State baseball coaching staff as volunteer assistant coach in 2015-16 after three seasons as an assistant coach at Georgia Perimeter College. He works with the Panthers' catchers, assists with hitting instruction and coaches first base.
In three seasons at Georgia Perimeter, Bennett helped the Jaguars win a pair of region titles. He coached the first-team all-conference catcher all three years, and four GPC players were drafted during his time there.
Before going to GPC in 2013, Bennett served one year as the head coach of the middle school team at the Lovett School in Atlanta.
Bennett was a standout catcher at Alabama (2007-11), where he compiled a .314 career batting average while starting more than 100 games, including 97 starts behind the plate. During his career, the Crimson Tide reached four straight NCAA Regionals and advanced to the Super Regionals in 2010.
He earned numerous accolades, including the 2010 Southeastern Conference All-Tournament team, National Player of the Week by College Baseball 360 and a spot on the Johnny Bench Award Watch List.
Bennett was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 33rd round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.
A native of Atlanta, Bennett is a 2006 graduate of Greater Atlanta Christian School. He is married to the former Ashley Skorcz.