Taylor Thames is in his first season as an assistant coach at the University of Cincinnati in 2015. Thames joins the Bearcats following stints in a similar role at Stony Brook and Mount St. Mary’s.

Thames spent the past two years at Stony Brook as an assistant coach. He assisted in recruiting, while overseeing equipment, travel, the program’s budget and NCAA compliance records. He also prepared and executed the conditioning and recovery programs, as well as team training with a specific emphasis on the goalkeepers.

Prior to his time on Long Island, Thames served in a similar capacity at Mount St. Mary’s in Maryland. In three seasons there, he oversaw recruiting, as well as the design and implementation of training again with oversight of the keepers. In addition, Thames was responsible for community and alumni outreach and he worked with student-athletes to oversee their class schedules and provide academic support.