Todd Corman

Todd Corman

Player Profile

Position:
Assistant Coach

COLLEGE: University of Southern California, 1979
YEAR AT OSU: Fourth
JOINED OSU STAFF: May 18, 2001
PREVIOUS COACHING EXPERIENCE:
San Fernando Valley Christian High School, 1978-80
El Segundo High School, 1980-84
Oak Park High School, 1984-85
Loyola Marymount University, 1985-95
Albertson College, 1995-2001
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, 2001-Present

PREVIOUS COACHING EXPERIENCE: Todd Corman started his coaching career in 1978 at San Fernando Valley Christian High School. At the age of 20, he became the youngest boys varsity head coach in Los Angeles, CA. (1980-84): Corman moved on to become varsity boys head coach at El Segundo High School in 1980. In four years at the helm, his teams showed improvements each year, including a 13-victory season in 1984. (1984-85): Corman became the head coach at Oak Park High School in Agoura Hills, CA during the 1984-85 season. In his only year at the helm, Oak Park registered its best record in school history as well as its first non-losing campaign. (1985-95): Corman moved up to the collegiate ranks in 1985, taking the reigns of the Loyola Marymount University women's basketball program. In his first season at LMU, the team won three games and was winless in West Coast Conference play. In 1996-97 however, the team showed steady improvement and picked up its first WCC victory while Corman helped to lay the building blocks for the future. In just his third season at the helm, Corman led the Lions to a 15-15 record and the following season the squad posted a 17-11 mark with a third-place 9-5 finish in the West Coast Conference. The 17 wins were the most in school history. Over his 10 seasons at LMU, Corman became the Lions all-time winningest coach with a 98-179 record. He was a two-time chairperson for the West Coast Conference Women's Basketball Coaches representative to the WBCA Coaches Committee. (1995-00): In 1995 Corman and his family moved from Southern California to Idaho as he assumed position of head women's basketball coach at Albertson College in Caldwell, ID. Corman took the reigns of a program starting for its first year after a 14-year hiatus. In just his second season, he led ACI to a 16-12 record and a 6-6 mark in the competitive Cascade Collegiate Conference. For his team's success, Corman was named Cascade Conference Coach of the Year. By his third year at the helm he had developed the Albertson program into a nationally ranked team. The Yotes made three NAIA National Tournament appearances in his six seasons. Corman's 1999-00 squad reached the Elite Eight and his 2000-01 team was the National Championship Runner-up. He coached eight NAIA Academic All-Americans and was a two-time chairperson for the Cascade Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Coaches. (2001-Present): Corman joined the Oregon State University staff as an assistant coach in May, 2001 and helped guide the Beavers to a 17-15 overall record and 11-7 mark in the Pacific-10 Conference - their best since the 1995-96 campaign. The Beavers matched the school record for wins in Gill Coliseum with 13 during the 2002-03 campaign and in 2003-04, OSU reached the postseason WNIT for the fourth consecutive year and won a pair of postseason games for the first time since 1982.

OFF THE COURT: While coaching at Loyola Marymount University, Corman worked in the off-season in the film and television industry as an assistant director and is a member of the prestigious Directors Guild of America. He worked on films such as the 1992 hit movie Beethoven; Mighty Ducks 3; Jingle All The Way and Corky Romano. Todd's television credits include: Beverly Hills 90210; Jack and Jill; Mad About You; Hotel; CHIPS; Evening Shade; and various commercials. His wife, the former Jennifer Runyon, was an actress who starred in the TV Series Charles in Charge and the soap opera, Another World along with feature films 18 again, Up the Creek and A Very Brady Christmas.

EDUCATION: Corman graduated in 1975 from Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, CA. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1979 with a bachelors of art degree in cinema communication.

PERSONAL: Corman and his wife Jennifer were married March 9, 1991. They are the proud parents of son, Wyatt (11) and daughter, Bayley (8).

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Corman has enjoyed tremendous success as an head coach in the collegiate ranks. He has extensive recruiting experience on a national level, having spent 18 years in coaching. Corman is the all-time winningest women's basketball coach at Loyola Marymount University, where he posted 98 victories in 10 seasons at the helm. Served as a two-time chairperson for the West Coast Conference Women's Basketball Coaches representative to the WBCA Coaches Committee. In 1995 he started the Albertson College women's basketball program after a 14-year hiatus. Within three seasons, Albertson College became a Top-10 program at the NAIA Division II level. In six seasons at Albertson, he guided the Yotes to three NAIA National Tournament appearances. In 1999-00 Albertson reached the Elite Eight and finished as the National Championship Runner-up during the 2000-01 campaign. He compiled a 123-60 overall record in six seasons at Albertson. Corman coached eight NAIA Academic All-Americans and his athletes had a 90-percent graduation rate. Corman was a two-time chairperson for the Cascade Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Coaches. Five former LMU/ACI assistant coaches/players are serving as NCAA Division I assistant coaches.

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