Todd Golden

Todd Golden (born July 7, 1985)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Florida Gators
Current conference: Southeastern Conference (SEC)
San Francisco record: 57-36 (.613)
Florida record: 40-29 (.580)
Overall record: 97-65 (.599)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Florida
2019-2022 San Francisco
2016-2019 San Francisco (assoc. HC)
2015-2016 Auburn (asst)
2014-2015 Auburn (DBO)
2013-2014 Columbia (asst)
2012-2013 Columbia (DBO)

Todd Golden Facts

  • Todd Golden
  • Born July 7, 1985
  • Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Alma Mater: Saint Mary’s College of California (BA, 2008)
  • Played four seasons at Saint Mary’s for longtime head coach Randy Bennett
    • As a senior captain in 2007-08, Golden ranked second in the nation for assist-to-turnover ratio (3.68)
    • Spent two seasons playing professionally in Israel for Maccabi Haifa
    • Co-captain of the USA Open Team that won gold at the 2009 Maccabiah Games (coached by Bruce Pearl)
  • Started his coaching career in 2013 as an assistant under Kyle Smith at Columbia
  • Joined Pearl‘s staff at Auburn in 2014 as director of basketball operations and was elevated to assistant coach the following year
  • Became the associate head coach at San Francisco in 2016, rejoining Smith in his new role as Dons head coach
  • Elevated to head coach at USF in March 2019, following Smith’s departure to Washington State
    • Won 22 games in his first season on the job, maintaining the high standard set by Smith
    • Won 24 games and earned an at-large NCAA bid – the first for USF since 1998 – in 2021-22
      • Honored by the Jewish Coaches Association in 2022 as the Red Auerbach Coach of the Year
  • Left USF in March 2022 to become the head coach of the Florida Gators
    • After going just 16-17 in year on, Golden led the Gators to 24 wins and an at-large NCAA Tournament berth in year two

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