Jerrod Calhoun

Jerrod Calhoun (born October 17, 1981)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Youngstown State Penguins
Current conference: Horizon League
Fairmont State record^: 124-38 (.765)
Youngstown State record: 96-96 (.500)
Overall record^: 220-134 (.621)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2017-present Youngstown State
2012-2017 Fairmont State
2007-2012 West Virginia (asst)
2004-2007 Walsh (asst)
2003-2004 Cincinnati (student asst)

Jerrod Calhoun Facts

  • Jerrod Calhoun
  • Born October 17, 1981
  • Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Alma Mater: University of Cincinnati (BS, 2004)
  • Played for two year at Cleveland State for Rollie Massimino before transferring to Cincinnati, where he was a student assistant under Bob Huggins
  • Spent two years as an assistant under Jeff Young at then-NAIA Walsh University in Ohio
    • Was on staff for the Cavaliers’ 2005 NAIA D-II National Championship crown
  • Joined Huggins‘ staff at West Virginia in 2007 as DBO before being elevated to assistant coach in 2011
  • Spent five seasons as head coach at Division II Fairmont State (WV), where he went 124-38 overall
  • Hired in March 2017 to be the new head coach at Youngstown State, a return to his home state of Ohio
    • Through six seasons at the helm, Calhoun has an overall record of 96-96
    • In 2022-23, Calhoun led the Penguins to their first-ever Horizon League title and was named Horizon COY
  • Along with his wife, Sarah, has one son and two daughters

Jerrod Calhoun Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels