College - Pennsylvania
In his first season with the Hawks is assistant coach Taylor Jenkins, who most recently served as the head coach of the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League, the San Antonio Spurs' D-League affiliate.
Jenkins led the Toros to a 27-23 (.540) record during the 2012-13 season and a first round playoff victory over the Bakersfield Jam before falling to the Santa Cruz Warriors in the semifinals. Prior to serving as head coach, Jenkins had served as an assistant coach with the Toros the previous four seasons, including their championship season in 2012 and back-to-back playoff appearances in 2009 and 2010.
He was selected as an assistant coach with the NBA D-League Select Team during the 2010 Las Vegas Summer League and was part of the 2009 and 2012 NBA D-League Western Conference All-Star coaching staff. Last summer, he served as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs summer league team.
Prior to joining the Toros, Jenkins interned with the San Antonio Spurs basketball operations department during the 2007-08 season.
He attended The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and earned a Bachelor's of Science in Economics, while concentrating in Management and minoring in Psychology. Taylor and his wife, Chantall, live in Atlanta with their two sons, Alex and Jancarlos.