Austin Toros promote assistant Taylor Jenkins to head coach

By Quixem Ramirez

After Austin Toros head coach Brad Jones earned an assistant coaching gig alongside Tyrone Corbin and the Utah Jazz, there was a notable vancancy at the head coaching position.

Rather than venturing elsewhere, they filled the position internally by promoting assistant Taylor Jenkins to head coach. He will retain the core of a team that finished with a 33-17 record last season and earned their first NBA D-League championship.

Spurs general manager R.C. Buford praised Jenkins, who has been apart of the Toros organization for four years.

“Taylor has been an integral part of the Toros success over the past four years. He’s a bright, young talent     and knows our system very well which makes him the ideal person to lead the Toros.”

Hat-tip to Michael A. De Leon of Project Spurs. (Photo also courtesy of Project Spurs.)