Taylor Jacobs

Taylor Jacobs

Hometown: Owensboro, Kentucky

Joined ASA Team: January 2024

Team Assignments: Field Hockey, Women's Soccer, Wrestling

Educational Background:   University of Kentucky, B.A., English, Secondary Education, 2009; Old Dominion University, M.S., Administration and Supervision, K-12, 2022.

Professional Experience: Cross Country/Track and Field Athlete at the University of Kentucky, 2005-2009. Teach For America Corps Member and University Recruitment Manager, 2009-2013. Assistant Cross Country/Track and Field Coach at Western Kentucky University and Miami University, 2013-2016. English Teacher and Coach at Norview High School in Norfolk, VA, 2016-2023. Athletics Academic Advisor at Old Dominion University, 2023. 

Best Part of Job: The student-athletes we support are talented, resilient, and inspiring. Their commitment to success in their sport as well as the classroom makes them such a fun group to work alongside.

Favorite Quote: "I'm not convinced I know how to read, I've just memorized a lot of words." Nick Miller, New Girl

Personal: I love to run, read, and spend time outside with my husband, Drew, our son, Cooper, and our yellow lab, Sookie. 

Title: Academic Advisor, Team Advisor For: Field Hockey, Women's Soccer, Wrestling

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8464

Office address
242A D.D. Dougherty Hall