Taylor Jenkins is an American professional basketball coach.
During the 2007–08 season, Jenkins served as an intern with the San Antonio Spurs' basketball operations division.
Jenkins served as the head coach and assistant coach of the Austin Toros, a San Antonio Spurs D-League team, from 2008 to 2013.
Jenkins served as a coaching assistant with the Toros during their D-League Championship season in 2011–2012.
Under head coach Mike Budenholzer, Jenkins served as an assistant coach for the Atlanta Hawks for five years (2013–2018).
Four years in a row, the Hawks made the playoffs, including a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2015.
When an ESPN video showed Jenkins emerging from the bench to restrain the players during a brief on-court altercation, his name was brought to attention. His profile in The Athletic followed the release of the video.
In 2015, Jenkins also assisted with coaching the NBA World Team (Rising Stars) and the NBA Eastern Conference All-Star Team. Jenkins also took part in the Nike Americas Team Camp in Mexico City in August 2016.
Basketball competitions and drills were done over the course of four days at the camp by NBA players and coaches.
Jenkins was appointed as the Memphis Grizzlies' new head coach on June 11, 2019.
The hiring was described by The Memphis Commercial Appeal as a "defining moment for owner Robert Pera" and the front office.
In January 2020 and December 2021, Jenkins received the title of Coach of the Month for the Western Conference.
The Grizzlies won their division in 2022 for the first time in the existence of the team.
Taylor Jenkins' net worth is currently estimated at $2.8 million.
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