“My passion for my work and involvement with the team stems from the the ability to build life long relationships with athletes, our communities and fellow coaches. I also love the sport!”
Likes to be called: Coach
AX Coach Since: May 2005
Education: Charter School of Wilmington, Bethune Cookman University & University of Delaware – Bachelor’s of Science
Track and Field PRs: 49.15 400m, 22.22 200m, 1:58 800m
Coaching History: Fast Cats 2005-2010, AboveXpectations 2010-Present, Alexis I. DuPont 2016-Present
Favorite Memory: Johnasia Lewis winning the 200m at the indoor 2009 AAU championship.
Keith Taylor Jr.
I work for AX Track not only for the love of the sport, but to share the love with athletes who look up to us. AX is a family that will go on forever. AX bonds all athletes and coaches with track and opens doors for more opportunities like school, jobs, or even just a family.
Likes to be called: Coach Keith
AX Coach Since: May 2015
Education: Mount Pleasant High School, Lincoln University of PA, B.A. in Psychology
Track and Field PRs: Triple jump 47’4, Long Jump 24’03, High Jump 6’04, 800m 1:58.39
Coaching History: Started coaching at Mr. Pleasant in 2012-2018. Student Coach at LIncoln University 2015-2016. Started at A.I High School in Spring 2018
Favorite Memory: 2016 Indoor Nationals when our guys swept every age group in Triple Jump. They were National Champs. And two of the three athletes broke the national record.
“I love coaching because it creates a platform to teach and give back to the athletic community that helped me achieve many goals as an adolescent. Also, I find it very rewarding to watch athletes grow and cultivate lasting relationships while acquiring transferable skills and discipline.”
He has 10+ years experience in track and field, with a specialty in sprints.
Coach Lamar is also an Employment Assistant in the Education & Employment Department at West End Neighborhood House.
His favorite thing to do outside of AX is to sing and be happy.