The Filipino American seat strategist Mike Magpayo impacted the world forever as he was named as the new lead trainer for University of California Riverside.
The employing marks the first occasion when that a mentor of Filipino and Asian plummet has been delegated to a Division I post.
Magpayo was the cautious mentor for the Highlanders last season as they racked a 17-15 record to finishg 6th in the Big West Conference, a record for the school’s Division I wins. Beside his part in UC Riverside, Magpayo is likewise the leader of the Asian Coaches Association in the United States. He recently worked in Columbia University, Campbell University, and San Francisco. This, be that as it may, stays as the greatest break in Magpayo’s training profession
Driving our program is uncommon and doing as such in my home zone of Southern California is genuinely extraordinary,” he said. “Alongside my better half Caroline, who is an alum of UCR, we have set up roots here and we totally love the city of Riverside. We anticipate gathering and keeping the speed into this one year from now and past.
Recently, he is the beneficiary of an honor given to the top first-year lead trainer in school basket ball. Magpayo, who drove the UC Riverside Highlanders in their 2020-21 season, was named the 2021 Joe B. Corridor grant victor
Consequently,The 41-year-old directed the Highlanders to a 14-7 record, which was adequate to complete third in the standings of the Big West Conference. The Highlanders additionally made it to the elimination rounds of the Big West Tournament interestingly since 2011.
UC Riverside men’s loops program have been truly outstanding in ongoing history under the primary year lead trainer. Magpayo outclassed seven different finalists for the honor, including Wichita State’s Isaac Brown and Texas State’s Terrence Johnson. Morever, The Filipino lead trainer is the main lead trainer of Asian plunge in the US NCAA Division I