He was the coach at Salem State College for nearly ten years, and coached the Los Angeles Clippers for half a season in 2000, replacing Chris Ford. His focus was power forwards and centers. He was well known for his "Big Man" basketball camp dedicated to the development of post players.
Todd joined the Atlanta Hawks coaching staff on July 16, 2008, where he was an assistant for two seasons.
Todd joined the Sacramento Kings coaching staff as an assistant, on December 7, 2011.
- "Jim Todd, Darrell Walker join Knicks interim coach Mike Woodson’s staff as assistants". Associated Press. 2012-03-17. Retrieved 2012-03-17.
- NBA.com coach file: Jim Todd