Wagner Names Taylor Mihok Head Women's Golf Coach
Staten Island, NY - Wagner College athletic director Walt Hameline has announced the hiring of Taylor Mihok as the Seahawks' new head women's golf coach. A native of Aledo, TX, Mihok competed on the golf team at New Mexico State University, where, as an honor roll student, he earned a bachelor degree in 2016 as a finance major. In his final semester at New Mexico State, Mihok served as a tutor in the Aggies' athletic department where he taught concepts relative most specifically to economics and finance. In the summer of 2016, he worked for the First Tee of Fort Worth, TX as the head golf coach intern, where he analyzed, observed, corrected and taught the golf swing as well as on course management. For the past 18 months prior to his arrival on Grymes Hill, Mihok worked as a full-time financial advisor for AXA Advisors in Albuquerque, NM. As a freshman at New Mexico State, Mihok competed in five tournaments for the Aggies in 2012-13, recording a strokes per round average of 76.1 for the year. He had three rounds of even or under par golf with a low score of 71 at the Falcon Invitational, where he finished 35th overall with a three-round score of 6-over par, 222. His best finish of the season came at the Miner Intercollegiate where he carded a 5-over par, 221, placing tied for 27th. After starring for the Aledo High School boys golf team for two years, Mihok spent his junior and senior years of at the Jim Mclean Junior Academy, where he competed in numerous nationally-ranked events. In 2010, he was the TJGT TangleRidge Champion, in 2011 he was the LJT Winter Classic Champion and the 2012 LJT Winter Classic runner-up. Prior to his time at the Mclean Academy, Mihok earned All-District honors in each of his two years at Aledo, leading the Bears to a state appearance in 2009. Mihok's father, Adam, has more than 25 years of experience as a high school and collegiate tennis teaching professional.