J.D. Ey is in his first season as the men's basketball assistant coach. A 2013 gradute from W&L with a bachelor of science in accounting and business administration, he was a four-year letterwinner for the basketball team, serving as a captian his senior season.
He is the only player in the history of the program to total at least 1,000 points, 800 rebounds, 200 assists, 150 blocks and 100 steals. Ey finished his career second all-time in blocks (167), fifth in steals (141), seventh in rebounds (839), 10th in assists (243) and 20th in scoring (1,023).