Georgia Tech assistant men’s tennis coach Conor Pollock resigned his position Wednesday after he was released from Fulton County jail on bond the same day.
Pollock was charged with rape March 24. A 23-year-old woman told Atlanta police that Pollock raped her early that day after meeting her at a Buckhead bar and inviting her and a friend back to his apartment.
“While this investigation is going on, I need his full attention, so it was just better that he resign,” said J. Tom Morgan, Pollock’s attorney and the former DeKalb County district attorney.
Pollock, who was also charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana, was released on $37,000 bond. Morgan, who has asserted Pollock’s innocence, remained hopeful that the rape charge will be dismissed.
Pollock was hired by Tech last August after an All-American career at Texas A&M.
Ken Sugiura, Georgia Tech blog