Ladd Taylor to serve as an NJCAA Region 23 directorLadd Taylor, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Dean of Athletics, has been named the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Region 23 Director for Women’s Athletics. He will assume his two-year term on August 1.
“I am excited about the opportunity to represent the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 23 as the Women’s Athletic Region 23 Director,” he said. “It is a challenging position with a great deal of responsibility, but it is a welcomed challenge!”
A large portion of Taylor’s duties in the position will be conducting tournaments and playoffs to determine regional representatives for the national tournament, ensuring those representatives are eligible to attend the national tournament and hosting regional meetings.
Taylor was a member of the Bulldog football team in 1993-94 and values his experience as a student-athlete at MGCCC. Taylor has held several different positions while at Gulf Coast, including Student Activities supervisor (2002-2006), Hayden Hall resident-hall supervisor (2003-2007), and director of Admissions and Records at the Perkinston Campus. He was named MGCCC’s Athletic Director in 2008 and College Dean of Athletics in 2011.