Mike Taylor (basketball coach)
Taylor in 2014
|Born||August 29, 1972|
|College||Indiana (Pennsylvania) (1991–1995)|
|1997–2000||Indiana (PA) (assistant)|
|2000–2001||Pittsburg State (assistant)|
|2001–2002||BV Chemnitz 99|
|2002||Dodge City Legend|
|2004, 2005||Kansas Cagerz|
|2011–2012||Rio Grande Valley Vipers (assistant)|
|2012–2014||Maine Red Claws|
|Career highlights and awards|
Michael Richard "Mike" Taylor (born August 29, 1972) is an American basketball coach, currently the head coach of the Hamburg Towers of the German ProA. Since 2014, he has also coached Poland's national basketball team, which he led to the Round of 16 at the 2015 EuroBasket and the quarterfinals at 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
On 23 May 2018, Taylor signed a two-year contract with Hamburg Towers of the German second tier ProA. In his first season, he won the championship with the club and led Hamburg to its first promotion to the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL).
- Poland Aim to Be the Best, FIBA.com, 1 June 2015. Accessed 23 May 2016.
- EuroBasket 2015 - Mike Taylor, EuroBasket2015.org, accessed 23 May 2016.
- Ratiopharm Ulm will hoch hinaus, Augsburger Allgemeine, 28 April 2011. Accessed 23 May 2016.(in German)
- Mike Taylor's Taufe, Basketball-Ulm.com, 22 July 2010. Accessed 23 May 2016.(in German)
- Taylor’s two-year gig as Red Claws coach ends, Portland Press Herald, 16 July 2014. Accessed 23 May 2016.
- "BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga - Mike Taylor wird Trainer der Hamburg Towers". Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga - ProA Meister 18/19 – Hamburg Towers!". Retrieved 5 May 2019.
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