Coach Jordan Taylor helped the Carson-Newman Men’s & Women’s Swimming earn an invitation to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis for the first time in 2014-2015; where five of the nine swimmers left the Championships with All-American honors and all nine were named Honorable Mention All-Americans. The Eagles finished the dual meets undefeated with a record of 5-0. Through the duration of the season, school records in 33 events were set at least once. The women’s team finished 15th in the nation, while the men finished the year in 18th according to the CSCAA pool. In total, the Eagles accumulated 33 All-Conference titles by 11 athletes, five All-Americans and four Honorable Mention All-Americans.
Taylor specializes in the middle distance and stroke specific athletes for Carson-Newman Swimming, training various groups of athletes 10 times per week in the of areas of aerobic/anaerobic capacity and power.
Taylor comes to Carson-Newman from Edinburgh, Scotland where he was the lead coach of the Warrender Baths Club, Scotland's most successful and largest swimming club. He coached a squad consisting of 19 domestic and international swimmers.
Competitively, Taylor garnered multiple Great Britain national titles in multiple events. He also swam for the Great Britain national team during his career. He was ranked the third-best swimmer in his age group. During his time at University of Edinburgh, the school's swimming program won the national title in 2010.
He earned his college degree at the University of Edinburgh, graduating with honors and with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Applied Sports Science.