East Coast Guard Has Some D-1 Interest

Reporter Mike Sullivan updates the individual game of East Coast guard Zach Taylor, who is currently competing for head coach Jere Quinn at St. Thomas More in Connecticut ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Zach Taylor

HEIGHT: 5-foot-10

WEIGHT: 156 Pounds

CLASS: A current junior, class of 2011. Taylor decided to reclassify, giving himself an extra year under head coach Jere Quinn.

POSITION: Point Guard

FORMER HIGH SCHOOL: St. Luke's School in Connecticut

FORMER HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Kevin Anthony

PREP SCHOOL: St. Thomas More in Oakdale, Connecticut

PREP SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Jere Quinn, considered among the best teachers on the prep level.

"He's a tough coach," said Taylor. "But I know once I come out his program I'm gonna be a better and tougher player!"

Taylor has also benefited from competing also at St. Lukes too, considered a terrific place to learn the game of basketball.

AAU TEAM: Connecticut Basketball Club, considered among the best AAU programs.

AAU HEAD COACH: J.R. Hargraves, another solid teacher and head coach. This particular program is always competitive at the major events and in the IS8 League.

PREVIOUS SCHOOLS OF INTEREST: Fairfield, Siena, Hofstra, St. Peter's, Rider, Sacred Heart. Mild interest from Seton Hall, Rutgers, and St. John's.


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