Taylor Strickland
Taylor Strickland
Assistant Coach

1st Season

Alma Mater:
Marshall, 2010

Taylor Strickland is a former Marshall volleyball player and River Cities Volleyball Club Coach. Strickland, who has a bachelor's and a masters' degree (biology, science, chemistry minor) from Marshall, played volleyball under current head coach Mitch Jacobs for two seasons, including the 2007 Conference USA regular-season champions. She has continued her connection with the MU head coach with the River Cities Volleyball Club, for which Jacobs is the director.

Strickland came to MU as a student-athlete after all-state success at Spring Valley High School in Huntington, where she was a four-year starter. She has been an assistant coach at the high school for the past five seasons, in which SVHS has won two state titles (2009 and 2011) and four regional titles.

With River Cities, Strickland coached the 13U team from 2010-2012, then moved to the 18U head coach this year. She also coached the team to the USA Junior National Championships in Dallas. The team finished 33rd in the National Division and 64th of 150 team in the competition.

Strickland has also worked as a graduate assistant for the M-Club from 2011-13.