Senior Associate Athletics Director Herb Taylor is entering his 20th year at NMSU this fall. Taylor is the sport administrator for football, men’s basketball and baseball. Taylor has played a major part in the development of all the new additions to the NMSU Athletics facilities while representing the Director of Athletics and is also responsible for the game management of football and men’s basketball. He coordinates the game day time schedule for radio and television broadcasts and oversees fan conduct and game security. Taylor is also responsible for football scheduling and works with basketball scheduling.
Prior to joining the NMSU staff, Taylor was the facility administrator of the Wyoming Arena Auditorium at the University of Wyoming. From 1982-88, Taylor also served as director of athletic promotions, marketing and special projects at the University of Wyoming.
Taylor also spent time as the assistant athletic director, executive director of the booster club, and sports information director at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. A former coach and teacher, Taylor is the former general manager and head football coach of the Newton Nite Hawks of the Norhtern States Professional Football League.
Taylor received both his bachelor’s degree (physical education and recreation) and master’s degree (physical education, health and recreation) at the University of Wyoming in 1959.