Seth Taylor begins his second year as an assistant to Head Coach Kristen St. Clair.
Before coming to CBU, Taylor has spent two seasons as an assistant women's soccer coach at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio. While there, the Panthers were a combined 23-7-6, spent time in the NAIA Top 25 and narrowly missed out on an NAIA National Tournament berth in 2009, losing in penalty kicks in the Association of Independent Institution finals to Cal State San Marcos.
In 2010, the Panthers spent their first season as an NCAA Division II member, posting an 11-4-3 mark. In his two seasons, Taylor helped in the development of two All-Americans and eight all-conference selections.
Though just recently removed from his playing days, Taylor has a wealth of coaching and administrative experience. In addition to his coaching duties at ODU, Taylor also served as the camp director and coach for the MLS Columbus Crew Soccer Camp, organizing their residential and speed and agility camps and working with the Crew coaching staff.
He also served as a camp coach at the University of Akron, working directly under Head Coach Caleb Porter, who led the Zips to the 2010 NCAA Division I National Championship and is currently coaching the Portland Timbers in the MLS. Taylor has also worked at the Naval Academy Soccer Camp.
Taylor also served as a head coach for the Ohio Premier Eagles Soccer Club, which is ranked No. 2 regionally and No. 20 nationally. Taylor also spent one season as the head girls' coach at Fort Dorchester High School in Charleston, S.C.
Taylor currently holds an NSCAA Premier Coaching Diploma and a USSFC License. He also received his NSCAA Regional Goalkeeping Diploma and his NSCAA Collegiate Professional Development Certificate.
A 2008 graduate of Mount Vernon (Ohio) Nazarene University, Taylor was a four-year starter and two-time All-America Mideast Conference selection. He was also a two-time National Christian College Athletic Association Academic All-American and led MVNU to a third place finish at the NCCAA National Tournament.
Taylor graduated with a bachelor's in middle childhood education and then earned a master's in education in May 2011 from Ohio Dominican.