|Position:||Director of Basketball Operations|
Mike Magpayo returns to the Columbia bench for his fourth season on Kyle Smith's staff. In his role as Director of Basketball Operations, he has a wide variety of responsibilities, including coordination travel arrangements, alumni relations, budget management and serving a key point person for any of the men's basketball program's special events.
For 10 years, Magpayo had coached high school basketball in the southern California area, most recently at Aliso Niguel High School. He also had experience as a coach at Aliso Niguel, Newport Harbor High School and Redondo Union High School.
In 2012, Magpayo founded the Asian Coaches Association, a group that is committed to creating a unified organization of networking, support, and development of coaches of Asian descent in the United States.
A California native, Magpayo graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 2001 with a degree in business economics. He was actively involved with the university's intramurals program and volunteered in the Santa Barbara area as a basketball coach and mentor.