Taylor is from LaGrange, IL and started playing lacrosse through IGLA 13 years ago. In high school, she was a 3-year varsity goalie for Lyons Township High School earning All-West Suburban League honors twice and Defensive MVP. Taylor went on to play Division III lacrosse for Carthage College. She was a 2-year captain and received CCIW Defensive MVP and First Team All-Regional honors two years in a row. She graduated from Carthage with a degree in Physical Education, Health Education, and Adapted Studies. Taylor has coached lacrosse from the kindergarten level to the collegiate level since 2011. She currently teaches physical education, is the head varsity coach of the Downers Grove Co-Op team and coaches with the National Premier program. Taylor was named the IHSA Rookie Coach of the Year in 2018.