VaShawn "Woody" Taylor is in his second season as a graduate assistant with Marshall men's basketball.
He joins the Herd after a four year basketball career at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. where he graduated in May 2013 with a bachelor of arts degree. Taylor majored in international business and communications and also received a minor in Spanish and management.
While at Eckerd, Taylor served as the president of the Sunshine State Conference, supervised intramural sports, was campus captain for Make-A-Wish Foundation and worked with coaching middle and high school AAU teams.
A native of Longwood, Fla., Taylor is a 2008 graduate of Winter Springs High School in Winter Springs, Fla.