Ed Taylor, who won CIF-SS titles each of the last two years as the girls basketball coach at Colony High School, has resigned.
Taylor cited the changing sports landscape, and the fact he felt his program wasn’t getting the recognition it deserved from the school. That story is in Saturday’s paper.
Colony athletic director Jaime Sandoval returned my call too late for the article, but here are some comments from him:
“The thing that struck me (from a conversation with Taylor) is that no one wants to stop, but at a certain point, you have to go.”
“We definitely wanted him to stay. He’s done so much here.”
“I think it takes a while, but when they were in their playoff run, everyone (on campus) was paying attention.”
Taylor’s assistant, Vince Spirlin, an off-campus coach, is interested in the position, according to Taylor.
Sandoval he would be considered, but first they have to fly the position in-district before Spirlin could be considered.
“He’s been with Ed, and he did a great job over at Diamond Ranch,” Sandoval said.
Sandoval’s hope is to hire someone within the next “two or three weeks.”