Taylor Gregory

USA Volleyball

Home/Birthplace: Santa Clarita, Calif./Panorama City, Calif.
Birth Year: 1993
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6-7
Weight: 230
Club Team/Coach: Legacy VBC/ Teddy Goetz
High School/Grad Year: William S. Hart High School/2011
College Status: Long Beach State

USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Selected for the Men's Junior National Training Team. 2011 Attended the U.S. Boys Youth National Training Team (BYNTT) camp tryout and was an alternate for the BYNT. 2010 Was an alternate for the BYNT… Was a member of the Boys' Youth A2 High Performance bronze medalist team.

CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS – Played three years of club for Legacy VBC ... Named to the 2011 Volleyball Magazine's "Fab 50" list… Three-time All-League high school selection… Three-time high school league block leader.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Taylor plays at Long Beach State… Saw action in 106 sets as a redshirt freshman... Led the team with 156 total blocks and tallied 130 kills… Selected for All-MPSF Honorable Mention, All-MPSF Freshman team, Finalist for Off the Block Blocker of the Year. 2012 – Redshirted at Long Beach State.

PERSONAL: Born Taylor Jonathan Gregory (1993) in Panorama City, Calif. ... Parents are Rodney and Lori Gregory... He has three brothers Andrew (1980), Adam (1981) and Joseph (1990)… Taylor is currently studying kinesiology  and sports psychology at Long Beach State…He started his career his in 2007 playing for Legacy VBC… His favorite food is Mexican… Favorite book is Quiet Strength…Favorite band is the Incubus… Taylor’s favorite movie is Django Unchained… Favorite actor is Denzel Washington…Taylor lists the OKC Thunder as his favorite professional team… His favorite athlete is Peyton Manning… His hobbies and interest include relaxing... Taylor’s most admired people are his mother and father because he says he would be nowhere without their sacrifices and amazing love and support… He says it is too hard to choose just one happy moment because he has been blessed with many.

Updated May 2013