Taylor Steele is in his first season as the assistant men's and women's swimming coach. Steele comes to Washington and Lee from Angelo State University, where he earned a master of science in kinesiology in May.
Since June, he had been serving as an assistant swimming coach with the West Houston Aquatics Team and as an area supervisor with Greater Houston Pool Management.
Steele’s coaching experience also includes serving as the head swimming coach for the City of Georgetown, Texas from 2010-11, and he was an assistant swimming coach for the Forest Area Swimming Team in Pflugerville, Texas for much of the same time period.
Steele was also a pool manager and water safety instructor for the City of Georgetown. He is a 2011 graduate of Southwestern University, earning a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology. He served as a captain for the Pirates’ swimming team, earning Scholar All-America honors as a senior.
Steele is a ASCA Level 1 Certified Coach who is also certified in CPR/AED and First Aid. Additionally, he is a Certified Lifeguard Instructor and a Certified Water Safety Instructor.