Taylor Coleman
Taylor Coleman
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 570-941-6643
Email: taylor.coleman@scranton.edu
Previous College: DeSales ('13, '17; Masters)

Taylor (Greene) Coleman completed her first season as an assistant coach for The University of Scranton women's basketball program in 2017-18.

In her first year at Scranton, Coleman helped lead the Lady Royals to a Landmark Conference championship and an appearance in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament.  Following the season, she was honored as a WBCA "Thirty Under 30" award recipient after Scranton posted a 28-2 overall record including a 15-1 mark in Landmark Conference games.  Coleman was instrumental as head coach Trevor Woodruff's top assistant as the Lady Royals also collected Landmark Conference Coaching Staff of the Year honors. 

Scranton had two underclassman earn First Team All-Landmark Conference and All-Region honors in junior guard Bridgette Mann and sophomore guard Makenzie Mason.  Mann also earned Landmark Conference Player of the Year accolades and was a WBCA and D3hoops.com All-American selection.

Greene came to Scranton after serving as an assistant over the last four seasons at two NCAA Division III schools - DeSales and Susquehanna.

Coleman served as an assistant for two seasons at DeSales University in Allentown, where the team posted a 40-15 record over that span and advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2017 after posting a 20-8 overall mark. In 2015-16, the Bulldogs went 20-7 and were the MAC Freedom regular season champions.

While at DeSales, Coleman earned a master's degree in Instructional Technology of Education, K-12, as well.

Before her time at DeSales, Coleman served as an assistant at Susquehanna from 2013 through 2015.

There, she was a part of a staff that won the Landmark Conference's Coaching Staff of the Year award after the 2014-15 campaign, as the Riverhawks posted a 17-9 overall record. In two seasons, Susquehanna won 29 games, as Coleman assisted in all aspects of the program, while also handling game management duties in the spring.

Coleman joined the coaching ranks in 2013 after a successful playing career at DeSales, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports management. On the court, she was a part of two Bulldog teams that won MAC Freedom Conference titles (2010 and 2011), and served as team captain in her senior campaign of 2012-13.

Off the court, Coleman was the MAC Sportsmanship Award recipient in 2013 and was DeSales' Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representative from 2011 through 2013.