Owner: Barry Marrow
Barry E. Marrow is a native of Raleigh, N.C. and following graduation; he spent two years at Merced College in Merced, Calif., where he was a member of the Blue Devil football team. Barry is no stranger to football and arena/indoor football as he devoted 13 years to the game he loves, including playing in the German Football League. After ending his career as a player, he turned his focus on being an owner of a semi pro football team where found his true calling for the game. Barry was last the Head Coach of the 2016-2017 Winston Wildcats. Barry brings a wealth of knowledge to this venture, not only from a players’ perspective but also from an on-field operations standpoint. Barry has served on many committees and volunteered for many charitable organizations and has assisted in several Habitat for Humanity projects.
Co-Owner/Director of Player Personnel: Shawn Wood
He will also serve as the Director of Player Personnel. Shawn is a Toccoa, GA native where he graduated from Stephens County High School in 1987. He was a three sport Letterman. Shawn played football at the University of West Georgia as a running back. Shawn is no stranger to winning programs where he started his coaching career with the Carolina Knights semi-pro team in 2007 where he served as defensive coordinator where they won the league and national championship in 2008 and 2010. He also served as the head coach for the Charlotte Colts from 2012 to 2015.
He was inducted into the American Football News Hall of Fame as a coach in 2013. Shawn was also the owner of the Charlotte Colts where his team made fIve national championship appearances from 2014 to 2018 and won the championship in 2015.He is studying Business Management at Capella University. He is married to Tamiko Wood and have four children and five grandchildren. “It’s an honor to become part owner of the Aviators. I am honored to help the ownership group build a solid organization that the fans and the city of Winston-Salem can be proud of.”- Co-Owner Shawn Wood