Dedrique Taylor

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Dedrique Taylor
Dedrique Taylor in 2011.jpg
Taylor in 2011.
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamCal State Fullerton
ConferenceBig West
Record83–107 (.437)
Biographical details
Born (1974-05-01) May 1, 1974 (age 45)
Playing career
1993–1994Kings River CC
1994–1995Armstrong Atlantic State
1995–1997UC Davis
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2000–2001UC Davis (asst.)
2001–2002Loyola Marymount (asst.)
2002–2004Portland State (asst.)
2004–2006Nevada (asst.)
2006–2010Arizona State (asst.)
2010–2013Arizona State (assoc. HC)
2013–presentCal State Fullerton
Head coaching record
Overall83–107 (.437)
Accomplishments and honors
Big West Tournament champions (2018)

Dedrique LaMonte Taylor (born May 1, 1974) is the current college basketball head coach for Cal State Fullerton. He is also a former Arizona State associate head men's basketball coach and a college assistant coach.

Playing career[edit]

Taylor played at UC Davis and two junior colleges during his college career.

Coaching career[edit]

Taylor began his coaching career in 2000 at UC Davis. In 2001, he became strength and conditioning coach at Loyola Marymount. From 2002 to 2004, he was an assistant coach at Portland State, followed by two years at Nevada as assistant coach from 2004 to 2006.[1][2]

Taylor was an assistant coach for Arizona State University from 2006 to 2013. In 2010, he was promoted to associate head coach named one of the top 25 assistant coaches in the nation by He helped ASU make four 20-win seasons, including a 25-10 overall record in 2008-2009. In 2012–13, Taylor guided the Sun Devils to a 22-13 record and advanced to the second round of the National Invitational Tournament.[3]

Taylor was named the head coach at Cal State Fullerton in April 2013.[4]

Head Coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Cal State Fullerton (Big West Conference) (2013–present)
2013–14 Cal State Fullerton 11–20 6–10 7th
2014–15 Cal State Fullerton 9–22 1–15 9th
2015–16 Cal State Fullerton 10–20 3–13 9th
2016–17 Cal State Fullerton 17–15 10–6 3rd CIT First Round
2017–18 Cal State Fullerton 20–12 10–6 4th NCAA First Round
2018–19 Cal State Fullerton 16–18 10–6 T–2nd CIT First Round
Cal State Fullerton: 83–107 (.437) 40–56 (.417)
Total: 83–107 (.437)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ "Dedrique Taylor". Nevada Athletics. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "Dedrique Taylor". Portland State Athletics. Archived from the original on March 12, 2004.
  3. ^ "Dedrique Taylor". Arizona State. Archived from the original on April 12, 2016. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  4. ^ "Dedrique Taylor". Cal State Fullerton. Retrieved April 2, 2016.