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Mike Taylor begins his new position as athletic director at Marian Catholic High School on July 1. –Photo submitted.

Marian Catholic High School Welcomes New Athletic Director Mike Taylor

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Marian Catholic High School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mike Taylor as the new athletic director, effective July 1. Taylor, a dedicated member of the Marian Catholic community, brings a wealth of experience and a deep-rooted passion for the school’s mission and values.

Taylor has 30 years of experience in coaching, athletic administration, and teaching. For 20 years, he served as the head basketball coach at Marian Catholic, earning widespread respect for his leadership, sportsmanship, and commitment to excellence on and off the court. Under his guidance, the basketball program flourished, achieving numerous victories, while fostering the personal growth and development of countless student-athletes.

“Mike demonstrates a strong passion for facilitating a dynamic and successful athletic program that fosters a competitive spirit, academic achievement, sportsmanship, student leadership, and student/athlete well-being,” said Principal Joe Zampillo Ed.D. ’89. “His experience, qualifications, vision, and passion for Marian Catholic is what set him apart from the field of highly qualified candidates and finalists who participated in the process.”

Taylor’s ties to Marian Catholic extend beyond his coaching career. He is a proud parent of three Marian Catholic alumni: Sean, Class of 2017; Ryan, Class of 2021; and Casey, Class of 2023. His investment in the Marian Catholic community underscores his commitment to fostering a positive and enriching environment for all students.

“I am honored to take on the role of athletic director at Marian Catholic,” said Taylor. “This community has been like a family to me, and I look forward to contributing to the success and growth of our athletic programs. My goal is to ensure our student-athletes not only excel in their sports but also grow as individuals who embody the values of integrity, teamwork, and academic achievement.”

As athletic director, Taylor will oversee all aspects of Marian Catholic’s athletic programs, ensuring they align with the school’s mission and values. His focus will be on promoting a culture of integrity, teamwork, and academic achievement among student-athletes.

Marian Catholic High School looks forward to welcoming Mike Taylor into his new role and anticipates continued success under his leadership.


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