|Position:||Head Golf Course Superintendent|
|Alma Mater:||University of Massachusetts Stockbridge|
Michael W. Pollard first joined Dartmouth in 1993, working as a seasonal employee on the golf course of the Hanover Country Club. He left to work at the Quechee Club in Quechee, Vt. where they sent him to the University of Massachusetts Stockbridge for turf school. Pollard then took a job as Head Superintendent of the Carter Golf Club in neighboring Lebanon, N.H.
He returned to Hanover in 2001 as the Associate Superintendent, overseeing the renovation of the irrigation system as the golf course was being rebuilt. Pollard was promoted to Head Superintendent in July 2009.
Pollard has three daughters, Abbie, Kelsey and Samantha.