Taylor Roland-Buohl enters her second season as the Husson head women's volleyball coach in 2017 with a career record of 15-15.
Coach Roland-Buohl led the Eagles to their first winning season since 2012 as a first-year clipboard carrier, as the HU side went 15-15 overall and 5-2 in NAC play under her guidance in 2016. The conference record was good for the #3 seed in the NAC Tournament, allowing the Eagles to host a postseason contest for the first time since 2013. The season wins total ranks tied for the most wins by a first-year head coach and subsequent winning percentage ranks fourth best under a first-year head coach, while becoming the second first-year head coach to win a postseason tournament game in the history of the HU women’s volleyball program.
Following the season, two players claimed All-Conference honors, as freshman Hannah Hembrow earned First Team acclaim, becoming the first freshman to earn first team honors since Allison Chepke in 2006 and the first Eagle player to be named to the first team since Hannah Olstad in 2012 and sophomore Kaitlyn Woods was named to the Sportsmanship Team.
Roland-Buohl was named the 14th head coach in program history on June 14, 2016 after serving as an assistant coach at Manhattanville College for the past two seasons.
During her time as an assistant at Manhattanville, Roland-Buohl helped the Valiants post a combined overall record of 32-15 and a 5-9 mark in Freedom Conference play. The Valiants were one match shy of the program’s first-ever Freedom Conference postseason berth in her first season as an assistant coach.
Roland-Buohl was a four-year letterwinner as a setter and right side hitter for the Farleigh Dickinson University women’s volleyball team from 2010-13.
As a NCAA Division I player, Roland-Buohl tallied 465 assists, 779 digs and 86 aces in 111 matches (405 sets) while helping lead Farleigh Dickinson to an 41-79 (.342) overall record, including a 20-42 (.323) mark in Northeast Conference (NEC) play. Roland-Buohl was selected to the NEC All-Academic Honor Roll all four years and earned the Knight Award for embodying core values of leadership, discipline and integrity during her senior season.
Rohland-Buohl earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Science from Farleigh Dickinson in 2014 and a Masters of Science in Sport Business Management from Manhattanville in 2016.
A native of Lancaster, Pa., Roland-Buohl attended Lampeter-Strasburg High School.