A native of Poplarville, Mississippi, Woody graduated from William Carey University in 1985 with a B.S. Degree. While at William Carey he was Academic All-American, 1st Team Basketball All-American and was recently elected into the William Carey Sports Hall of Fame. He is also a graduate of Alcorn State University with a Master's Degree. Coach Woody has coached at the following schools: Alcorn State University, Richton High School, Columbia High School, Harrison Central High School, and Moss Point High School. Coach Woody led the 2017-2018 JDCHS Jaguars boys team to the third round of the 3A Playoffs and also the 8-3A District runner ups! Woody is currently the Girls anf Boys Basketball Coach of JDCHS!