Taylor Clancy from Los Banos, California is entering her first season the new Assistant Softball Coach for Coastal Bend College.
Clancy was recently the Graduate Assistant Coach at Iowa Lakes Community College the past two years. During her most recent coaching position at ILCC, Clancy learned from Head Softball Coach, Katie Larson. Coach Clancy specializes in Catching and Pitching Clancy graduated from Los Banos High School in 2011. In the fall of 2011, she began her collegiate softball career as a catcher for Midland College in Midland, Texas. While at Midland College the team made two NJCAA Regional Conference Tournament appearances where they placed second both years. After receiving her Associates of Arts in General Education at Midland College she transferred to the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) in Odessa, Texas where she continued her collegiate softball career from 2013-2015.
While at UTPB Taylor saw action as both a catcher and an outfielder. In the 2013-2014 season, Clancy and the UTPB team competed in the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament. Clancy then started her coaching career as a Volunteer Assistant Softball Coach at Midland College, under Head Coach, Tommy Ramos from 2015-2016 while also finishing her Bachelors of Science in 2016, majoring in Kinesiology and Education.
Head Softball Coach, Stephen Machorro on Clancy: "I'm glad to have her on board with the Coastal Bend Cougars. After a year of doing it alone, I'm excited for her to work with pitchers and accel this program even more than this past year. Clancy brings energy and has a lot to offer for our young student-athletes."
Clancy added: "I am thankful and super excited for this opportunity to coach alongside Head Coach Stephen Machorro here at Coastal Bend. I look forward to continuing to grow as a coach and as an individual being here at Coastal Bend as I continue to help do the same for these young ladies attending Coastal Bend and playing collegiate softball. I will be working closely with the pitchers and catchers; by doing so, I want to continue to make Coastal Bend and the softball program obtain their goals and be successful. I am excited and am ready for season to start!"
The California native is currently pursuing her Masters of Sports Administration studying Sports Management.