Timko appointed assistant for women’s soccer program


Timko appointed assistant for women’s soccer program

7/7/2021 9:28:00

// Megan McIntosh

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Former University of Michigan women’s football player Taylor timko returns to Ann Arbor as the team’s program assistant, this was announced on Wednesday July 7th by the head coach Jennifer klein.

“We are delighted to add Taylor to our staff and to have her back with the program,” Klein said. “As a student-athlete Taylor has really left her mark, and to find her now in this new role is great for all of us. Her energy, her passion for Michigan and the experience she has gained since graduating. graduation will make her excel. “

Timko will be responsible for assisting with all phases of the program, such as overseeing team logistics, travel and administrative tasks. She will also help organize recruiting visits and travel as well as coordinate special events and projects.

“I am more than thrilled to be back with the Michigan women’s soccer program,” said Timko. “It is such an honor to be once again part of a culture of excellence, positivity, selflessness and camaraderie. The thought of coming back makes me feel like coming home, and I have can’t wait to give back to a program that has given me so much. “

Timko was a member of the Michigan soccer team from 2014 to 2018 and missed the 2016 season with an injury. The Rochester Hills, Mich. Native is a three-time Academic All-Big Ten winner, a member of the Capital One Academic All-District Five first team, a second member of the CoSIDA Academic All- District Five and was named the All-Big Dix second team as a defenseman. She was also the Michigan Athletics Rookie of the Year and won Big Ten All-Freshman team honors.

Timko appeared in 71 career games as Wolverine and recorded 38 points before earning a biology degree. After graduation, Timko played professionally in Brisbane, Australia, before returning to Michigan to coach his local high school and club teams, while working as a scribe in an OB-GYN office.

Along with his coaching duties, Timko has created an organization called MindSoul Sports which offers seminars, mentoring and additional resources to help young athletes improve their performance by optimizing their mindset.

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