Byron Allgood
Byron Allgood
Title: Head Coach

Byron Allgood enters in his third year as head coach at Columbus State, amassing a 25-29 record while competing nearly exclusively against DII programs. Since becoming the 6th head coach in Columbus State's history in 2016, he had led the women’s basketball team to two Region XII DIII championships and two District B Runner-Up finishes.

In his two seasons, Allgood produced two NJCAA athletic All-Americans, Carli Codner-Pinto and Destiny Wooten. Additionally, for the first time in a decade, a Columbus State women's basketball player was selected as a NJCAA academic all-American, Nycole Carter.

Prior to Columbus State, Allgood coached at Columbus Torah Academy, where he served as the head men's basketball coach, going 112-86 (.566) over 12 seasons.  The team's accomplishments include finishing as Tier 4 champs at Yeshiva University tournament, Tier 4 second place finish at Yeshiva University tournament, COAL regular season champs, COAL conference second place finish, and a two time runner up at Columbus Torah Academy Winter Classic. Allgood has previously served in various capacities with the Nova Athletic Club, including as the Director of Women's Basketball Operations and as a trainer.

In addition to his coaching responsibilities, he has been teaching kindergarten in Hamilton Township schools since 2005. Allgood earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Capital University and a Master of Science in Education degree from Walden University.

Originally from Elyria, Ohio, Allgood is married to Rauchelle and they have two children, Evan and Kamora.