|High School:||North Central HS '13|
High School: Taylor competed at the WIAA 3A State Championships three times during his career at North Central, helping the team to state titles in each of those seasons. He was 18th as a senior (16:01.3), 29th as a junior (16:08.2) and 53rd as a sophomore (16:44.2). He competed at the prestigious Nike Borderclash meet, placing 71st in a time of 15:11. In track, Taylor had personal best in the 800 (2:09.34), 1,600 (4:23.07), mile (4:31.54) and 3,200 (9:23.12). He was a six-time letterwinner for the Indians in cross country and track.