Jacque Taylor joined the Billikens' cross country/track and field program as an assistant coach in January 2017.
A 2015 graduate of Sacramento State, Taylor came to SLU from Ole Miss, where she served as a volunteer assistant distance coach.
With Ole Miss, she assisted the Rebels’ cross country team that saw a steady improvement. In her first season 2015, she helped the Rebels to a fifth place finish in the SEC Cross Country Championships, which was an improvement from 12th place the year prior. In 2016, Ole Miss was the SEC runner up in the SEC Championships.
On the track, Taylor helped coach athletes who broke five distance records during the 2015-16 season. She also assisted with the planning and implementation of training sessions, participated in on-campus recruiting and assisted in team travel.
Taylor was a member of the Sacramento State Hornets’ cross country, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field programs for three years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Commination with a minor in Humanities and Religious Studies.