Garson has worked as an assistant coach at University of California-Los Angeles since 2006, working under Ben Howland. He served as Bruins video coordinator for two seasons prior to that.
During Garson’s time at UCLA, the Bruins had a 222-90 record, including Pac-10 titles in 2006, 2007 and 2008; a Pac-12 title in 2013; and Pac-10 Tournament titles in 2006 and 2008. The Bruins went to the Final Four in 2006, 2007 and 2008, reaching the national championship game in 2006. The Bruins claimed ESPN’s No. 1 recruiting class in 2008 and 2012. Twelve players Garson recruited or coached have been selected in the NBA Draft.
Garson also worked as video coordinator at Pepperdine University for a year before working for five seasons at University of Utah as a graduate assistant for three seasons, video coordinator for one and assistant coach for one.
He played a season of college basketball and baseball at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. He then transferred to UC-Santa Barbara and earned his Bachelor of Arts in law and society. He earned a Master of Science in exercise and sports science with an emphasis in sport psychology from University of Utah.