Taylor Wagener: Drury University Assistant Coach
Graduate Assistant, Men's Basketball
Phone: (417) 873-7878
Joining the Drury Men's Basketball Coaching staff this season will be Taylor Wagener. . . Taylor graduated from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina in May of 2013, where he played for four years and was a member of the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 Southern Conference Championship and NCAA Tournament teams. . . Taylor was voted Team Captain by his teammates his senior season, where he went on to shoot 45% from the 3-pt line and 82% from the free throw line.. . He majored in Government, minored in Economics, and was a 4-time member of the Southern Conference Honor Roll. . . He also was a member of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee from 2009-2013 and served as President his senior year. . . That same year he was also president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Taylor spent the past year coaching Varsity Basketball at Charlotte Christian High School, in Charlotte, North Carolina, his Alma Mater. . . He was a 3-year letterman and 2-year starter at CCS, playing alongside the likes of Stephen Curry and Seth Curry, as well as many other NCAA Division I athletes. . .
Taylor was born in Sacramento, California to parents Mark and Karen Wagener. . . His sister is a musical theater major at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. . . Taylor has spent the past 10 summers working and volunteering at Camp Barnabas in Purdy, MO, a camp for kids with physical and intellectual disabilities.
Taylor is excited to be apart of this new opportunity, and is eager to learn from Coach Hesser, as well as the rest of the Drury staff. . . He looks forward to his involvement in another program rich in tradition and success.