Shane Taylor, of Winchester, enters his third year as the menís and womenís head soccer coach at MacMurray College.
Taylor comes to MacMurray from Iowa Wesleyan College, in Pleasant, IA, where he has spent the past year. Prior to his time at Iowa Wesleyan, Taylor spent five years at Illinois College in Jacksonville, IL.
During his tenure at Illinois College, Taylor was the menís soccer coach for five years and the womenís coach for two years.
Taylor carries many accomplishments during his time at Illinois College. They include five consecutive menís Mayorís Cup titles and a 2009 fifth-place finish in the Midwest Conference menís soccer standings. He concluded his career at Illinois College tied for most wins all-time by a coach in the history of menís soccer at Illinois College. Taylor carries 14 years of coaching experience as well as 17 years of playing experience.
Taylor received his Bachelor of Arts degree at Ashford University, where he majored in Organizational Management. He has also earned multiple NSCAA coaching diplomas. He is married to wife Misty and has four children. The family resides in Winchester.