Mike Magpayo

Mike Magpayo (born November 9, 1979)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: UC Riverside Highlanders
Current conference: Big West Conference
UC Riverside record: 68-50 (.576)
Overall record: 68-50 (.576)

Career Accomplishments:



Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2020-present UC Riverside
2018-2020 UC Riverside (asst)
2017-2018 San Francisco (asst)
2014-2017 Campbell (asst)
2010-2014 Columbia (DBO/asst)

Mike Magpayo Facts

  • Mike Magpayo
  • Born November 9, 1979
  • Hometown: Hacienda Heights, California
  • Alma Mater: University of California, Santa Barbara (BS, 2001)
  • After graduating from UC Santa Barbara, Magpayo became a high school basketball coach in Southern California (2001-2010)
    • Also served as CEO of a multi-million dollar real estate firm for seven years and founded the Asian Coaches Association
  • Joined Kyle Smith‘s staff at Columbia in 2010, working with the Lions for four seasons as a DBO and assistant coach
  • Spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Campbell in the Big South, working under head coach Kevin McGeehan
  • Reunited with Smith in 2017, spending one season on his staff at San Francisco before headed back down to SoCal
  • Was an assistant coach for two seasons at UC Riverside under David Patrick; was promoted to associate head coach in 2020
  • In July 2020, Patrick announced that he was leaving for Arkansas and Magpayo was named the Highlanders’ head coach

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