June 19, 1998%^$

With a wealth of experience in women’s soccer, Erin Taylor joins the Buckeyes as an assistant coach.%^$

A 1997 graduate of the University of Maryland, Taylor lettered four years and was squad captain her junior and senior year. In 1995, she led her team to a final eight finish and in 1996, she was a first team All-American selection and ACC Player of the Year. Taylor is currently a member of the United States National Team Pool and has traveled with the team to Germany.%^$

After graduation, Taylor was an assistant soccer coach at Buholz High School in Gainseville, Florida. There she coached her team to a final eight appearance in the Division IV A state tournament.%^$

Taylor’s coaching responsibilities will include assistance in the training and conditioning of the team, and coordinating the defense. Office duties will include assisting in the day-to-day operations of the program, coordinating alumni correspondence and events, as well as the evaluation and recruitment of prospective student-athletes.