Lesley University head women's soccer coach Paul Vasconcelos announced that Taylor Korytko will be joining his staff for the 2018 season.
"Taylor was a great hire for our program," Vasconcelos said. "She has a great soccer mind and from everyone we talked with came with high praise. Between her playing career and academic success we feel she is a perfect role model for our young student-athletes.”
Korytko comes to Cambridge after two years as the men’s assistant coach at Emerson College in Boston. At Emerson, she was responsible for the day to day operations of the team, training, and game strategy as well as recruiting responsibilities.
As a player for the Engineers from 2011-2014, Korytko started and played in all 71 matches in her four years. She ended her career with 23 goals and 7 assists from the midfield position. In her time at RPI she was All-Liberty League First Team, made the NSCAA All-Region and Liberty League All-Academic Team. Korytko capped off her career in 2014 when she was named the first Women's Soccer NSCAA National All-American in school history.
Prior to RPI the native of Chandler AZ, Korytko was Valedictorian at Hamilton High School where she was also captain and selected to first team Arizona All-State. She also played for and captained the Arizona Olympic Developmental Team.
“I’m very excited to be a part of such a successful program, and eager to start working with these remarkable athletes to help them excel at the next level," said Kortyko.