Mr. John Woods taught English and Latin, worked as a Guidance Counselor, and held the position of both Varsity Baseball and Varsity Basketball head coach throughout his tenure at Xaverian. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Society, the Padraic Society, and the Xaverian Athletic Hall of Fame. Additionally, Mr. John Woods was also a member of the CHSAA Hall of Fame. His career at Xaverian spanned almost forty years, from 1960 - 1998.
The core of what Xaverian truly stands for, whether today or back in 1957 when the doors of 7100 Shore Road first opened, has always been to give our lives in service to others. Mr. John Woods has truly done just that. There are countless members of the Xaverian community, spanning over five decades, that can attest to the teaching, guidance, and friendship offered to them by Mr. Woods.