Head Coach Coach Glen Mayo
- United States
- Current Team
- Men’s Basketball
Glen Mayo is entering his first season at the helm of the USC Salkehatchie Men’s Basketball program. He is a native of Chipley, Florida where he graduated in 2010 from Chipley High School. He attended Chipola College where earned a Degree in Business. Mayo has a reputation for his contagious energy and passion for the game, as well as his relentless approach and work ethic on the recruiting trail. With the connections he has made over the past decade, Mayo is well known and respected in the four-year college coaching circles. His vision for the USC Salkehatchie Men’s Basketball program is to have a 100% graduation rate and help each player earn a full athletic scholarship to a four-year university.
Mayo spent the past two years as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach here at USC Salk. The Lady Indians’ made back to back trips to the Region X Tournament, while climbing to as high as #13 in the National Polls. Both Ashley Planter (Kentucky State Signee) and Andre’sia Alexander (Claflin Signee) were names Region X All Americans. In his tenure Coach Mayo, recruited, signed, and coached seven kids that would go on to transfer to the NCAA level.
Prior to accepting the women’s basketball coaching position Mayo served one season as the Men’s Assistant here at USC Salk. That year the Indians finished with a 20-10 (9-4) overall record, and were regular season Region X Runner-up’s. At the Region X Tournament, the Indians advanced through the semi-finals to the Region X Championship Game. An overtime loss to Cape Fear ended the Indians season just one game short of their goal. Mayo played a huge role in the team’s success on the court, in the classroom, and in the community. Deshaw Andrews (Alcorn State Signee) was named Region X Player of the Year and an NJCAA All American. Trey Potts (Voorhees Signee) was named Region X Newcomer of the Year. Deshaw Andrews, Marques Sumner (Stetson Signee), and Maxwell Benoit (West Florida Signee) were all named Region X All Americans.
Prior to his time here at Salk, Mayo served a one-year stint at NJCAA Power House – Northwest Florida State College. He worked under Coach Steve Demeo who has decades of college coaching experience, including 17 years at the Division I level. The Raiders finished the season with a 27-6 overall record and winning the Panhandle Conference Championship, Region VIII Tournament Championship, and making an Elite Appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament. Mayo aided with recruitment of student-athletes, player development, scouting, strength and conditioning, and monitoring of the student-athletes academic progress. Jared Wilson-Frame (Pittsburg Signee) was named Region VIII Tournament MVP. Will Pfister (Florida Atlantic signee) and Moustapha Diagne (Western Kentucky signee) were named to the Region VIII All Region Team.
Mayo got his coaching start at the NJCAA Power House – Chipola College. From ’07-’09, Mayo served as a operations assistant/film coordinator for Coach Greg Heiar who has over fifteen years of college coaching experience, including nine years at the Division 1 level. In 2010 Chipola College was named the Junior College of Decade by USA Today and had won four out of the last five Region VIII Championships. Over the next four seasons Mayo climbed his way up the staff ranks under Head Coaches Jake Headrick (’09-’12) and Patrick Blake (’12-’16). Headrick posted an impressive 67-22 record during his time, while Blake (62-30) was named Panhandle Conference and Region VIII Coach of the year in the ’13-’14 season. In 2014, Mayo served as an Assistant to the Head Coach on one the most talented teams in the school’s history. The Indians finished the season 26-5 after winning the Panhandle Conference Championship, Region VIII Tournament Championship, and making an Elite 8 appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament. Cinmeon Bowers (Auburn Signee) was named the NJCAA Players of the Year. Sam Cassell, Jr. (UCONN Signee) was named Region VIII Player of the Year. Six players went on to play “High Major” Division 1 basketball.