Robert Taylor, Jr.

Robert Taylor, Jr.


SMARTER Team Training

Robert Taylor is the founder and owner of SMARTER Team Training. He was the head strength and conditioning coach at Loyola University Maryland for more than seven years. Taylor was a strength and conditioning consultant for athletes on the Women’s Lacrosse World Cup Champion’s Team Australia in 2005, and was head strength coach for Team Australia’s 2009 World Cup team. He has worked with professional organizations such as the Anaheim Angels, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Mutiny and San Antonio Silver Stars. His athletes have gone on to be drafted by the NFL, MLB, NBA, MLS, MLL and NLL. Rob has worked with incredible coaches and administrators throughout his career who have went on to be Super Bowl and World Series Champions, NFL HOF’s, World Series MVP, #1 draft picks in several pro sports, numerous first rounders in multiple sports, World Cup Champions, All-World Team athletes, NCAA champions, NCAA All-Americans, NCAA All-Conference players, NCAA All-Academic National and Conference recognition, Tewaaraton finalists and recipients, ESPY winner, Olympic and Paralympic medalists, current and former world record holders, Paralympic swimmer of the year, 2nd most medaled Paralympic swimmer of all time, world master level sprinter, AAU/EYBL champions, tactical athletes, Mr. Olympia featured contestant, and more. Coach Taylor was awarded the Order of Ikkos medallion following the Rio 2016 Games as a symbol of excellence in coaching as represented by his athletes’ achievements as medalists. Taylor has presented at over 100 events around the world and has co-authored a chapter called “26 Ways to Make an Impact” in the textbook “Principles of Athletic Strength and Conditioning.” Additional information about Robert’s background can be found by going to

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