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Tim Taylor
Tim  Taylor

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
James Madison, 1989

Tim Taylor joined Joanne Boyle's staff in June of 2016, marking his return as a member of the Virginia coaching staff. Taylor worked on Debbie Ryan's staff from 2000-05, serving as the recruiting coordinator, returning in 2009 as the associate head coach.

During his previous time at Virginia, Taylor was recognized as one of the top assistant coaches in the country by earning an invite to the prestigious Nike Villa 7 program. During his tenures, the Cavaliers made five NCAA tournament appearances and signed back-to-back top-15 recruiting classes. Taylor also coached Monica Wright during the 2010 season when she was named the ACC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, while also garnering AP and State Farm All-America honors.

After leaving UVA, Taylor served as the principal at William Wetsel Middle School in Madison, Va., and was as an assistant coach at United Christian Academy, leading the team to a 45-6 record during his time on the sideline with two state appearances and a regional championship in 2014. In his previous high school coaching tenure, Taylor helped lead Orange County to a school-record 25-straight wins and its first-ever state tournament appearance in 2005-2006. He also led Madison County to a school-record 28-straight wins, District and Regional Championships in 2008-09 and a state tournament Final Four Berth. His overall head coaching record is 134-44.

Taylor, who was born in Charlottesville, received a B.S. in political science and an M.S. in educational Administration from James Madison. He is married to the former Tonya Daughtry, a graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce at UVA. The couple has three children, a daughter Jordan and sons Dalton and Jackson.


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