ANDREW TAYLOR '14 enters his fourth season as assistant wrestling coach at Baldwin Wallace University in 2014-2015. He is a key member of a coaching staff that has helped the Yellow Jackets win two straight Ohio Athletic Conference team titles and earn conseutive second place finishes at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Tournament.
Taylor, a native of Columbus and graduate of Worthington Kilbourne High School, was an NCAA Division III national qualifier as a senior and won 92 career matches. He graduated with a degree in early childhood education and is a fourth/fifth grade teacher at Helen Steiner Elementary school in Lorain.
The four-year letterman was an outstanding student-athlete, a Dean's List student and tabbed as a 2013-2014 NWCA (National Wrestling Coaches Association) Scholar All-American.
Taylor, a team captain as a senior, placed third at the Mideast Regional and advanced to the NCAA Division III National Tournament at 133 pounds. He had a 92-70 overall record, including three 20 plus-win seasons and a career-high 32 victories as a senior. The 2014 John Summa Memorial Tournament champ led BW in takedowns for four straight seasons. He also earned second-team All-OAC honors.
Taylor resides in Berea.