Andy Alwood begins his third season as Director of Basketball Operations at the University of South Florida. He will be responsible for scheduling, travel, and the running of the Jose Fernandez Basketball Camp's among other administrative duties.
Alwood, who is a 1999 graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University where he earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education, has had an extremely successful career on the sidelines as a head coach in six short years. A native of Lakeland, Fla., but raised most of his life in Charlotte County, Alwood spent five years as head coach at Charlotte High School where he led the Tarpons to a 97-46 (.648) record, including three straight 20-win seasons, three appearances in the District championship game, and two District titles.
In 2008, he served as head girl's basketball coach at Gaither High School where the Cowgirls posted a 13-10 record. Alwood boast's a career coaching record of 110-56 (.705).
No stranger to the USF women's basketball team, since 2005 Alwood has served as the Director of the University of South Florida Girl's Basketball Team Camp, widely considered as one of the best in the Southeast, and the Co-Director of the USF Girl's Elite Camp.
Andy resides in Tampa with his wife Janet and their four year-old son Lincoln.