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Don Taylor
Head Coach - 20th Season
Alma Mater: Lock Haven University
Phone: 765-998-5300

Dr. Don Taylor is in the midst of his 20th year as the head coach of the Taylor University men's tennis program in 2014.

During the past 19 seasons, Taylor has led his squad to a combined 213-150 regular season record, five MCC regular season championships and four Mid-Central College Conference tournament championships.  Taylor's teams qualified for the NAIA Region 8 Tournament six times with one Region 8 Championship and they qualified for the NAIA Regional's three times.  Taylor has been named MCC Coach of the Year three times.

Taylor earned his bachelor's degree from Lock Haven University in health and physical education and his master's in exercise physiology from Springfield College in 1979. In 1992, he completed his doctorate in higher education at Penn State.

From 1979-1991, Taylor taught at Lock Haven University. While at Lock Haven, he spent nine years as an assistant basketball coach and also served as an assistant athletic director for 3 ½ years.

In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Taylor is also a professor of Physical Education, Human Performance. A certified USPTA instructor, Taylor continues to play competitive tennis. Sixteen of his former players are or have been teaching or coaching tennis.

Taylor and his wife, Joyce, who works in the development office at Taylor, have two grown children and four grandchildren. The couple resides in Hartford City, Ind.

2014-15 Men's Tennis Roster
Roster for 2014-15 Men's Tennis Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Ruben BedonSO  Ibarra, EcuadorHarrison
Jonathan ForteSO  Colorado Springs, COHome School
Carlos GuarinSR  Bogota, ColumbiaLiceo Hermano Miguel La Salle
Alex JungFR  Bloomington, INBloomington South
Jason KimballFR  Hillsdale, MIHillsdale
David MeleskiFR  Black Forest, COLewis Palmer
Hector MillaSR  Santa Tecla, El SalvadorDavid Livingstone Christian
Devin MooreSR  Wheaton, ILWheaton Academy
Carter PerryJR  LaPorte, INLaPorte
Juan RamirezSO  Ibarra, EcuadorPensionado Atahualpa
Chris RobbinsSO  Goshen, INNorthridge
Jacob ScottFR  Franklin, INWhiteland Community
Record: 4-15 Home: 1-6 Away: 2-8 Neutral: 1-1 Crossroads: 2-6