Dedrique Taylor

Dedrique Taylor (born May 1, 1974)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Cal State Fullerton Titans
Current conference: Big West Conference
Cal State Fullerton record: 155-179 (.464)
Overall record: 155-179 (.464)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2013-present Cal State Fullerton
2010-2013 Arizona State (assoc. HC)
2006-2010 Arizona State (asst)
2004-2006 Nevada (asst)
2002-2004 Portland State (asst)
2001-2002 Loyola Marymount (asst)
2000-2001 UC Davis (asst)

Dedrique Taylor Facts

  • Dedrique LaMonte Taylor
  • Born May 1, 1974
  • Hometown: Pomona, California
  • Alma Mater: University of California, Davis (BA, 1997) / United State Sports Academy (MA, 2000)
  • Graduated from Pomona HS (CA), then played at both Kings River CC and Armstrong Atlantic CC
    • Finished his degree and career at UC Davis, where he played for head coach Bob Williams
  • Started coaching in 2000, spending one year as an assistant at UC Davis under Brian Fogel
  • Spent time as an assistant at Loyola Marymount (under Steve Aggers), Portland State (under Heath Schroyer) and Nevada (under Mark Fox) before joining Herb Sendek‘s staff at Arizona State in 2006
    • Elevated to associate head coach in 2010, remaining in that role for three more seasons
    • Was part of one NCAA Tournament and three NITs while at ASU
  • Became the head coach at Cal State Fullerton in April 2013
    • Improved from 11 and 9 wins in his first two seasons to 20 wins, a Big West Tournament title and NCAA berth in year five
    • Returned to the NCAA Tournament in 2022 by way of a second Big West Tournament crown
    • Signed a contract extension in August 2022 to stay with Fullerton through the 2025-26 season

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