Tae'lor Purdy-Korell Athletics
Hometown: Agate, Colo.
Alma Mater: Regis University
Tae'lor Purdy-Korell completed her third season as an assistant women's basketball coach at Concordia University in 2017-18. The 2016-17 season marked her first as a full-time assistant on head coach Drew Olson's staff.
Over the three seasons Purdy-Korell has been on the bench, the Bulldogs have produced a combined record of 92-15. The 2016-17 and 2017-18 squads both reached at least the national semifinal round and both swept GPAC regular-season and postseason titles. At 36-2 overall, the 2017-18 Bulldogs equaled a school record for most wins in a season.
Purdy-Korell put together a distinguished playing career at Regis University in Denver, Colo. Named the 2014 Regis Women’s Athlete of the Year, Tae’lor earned first team all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference three times and received honorable mention All-America recognition while competing at the NCAA Division II level. She averaged 21.8 points and 10.2 rebounds per game her senior season and earned numerous additional honors, including selection to all-region and Capital One Academic All-America/All-District teams. In 2015 Tae’lor received the Sportswoman of Colorado College Basketball award.
Following her impressive collegiate career, which saw her total 1,850 points (second in Regis history), Tae’lor played professionally for CBV Binnenland of Barendrecht, Netherlands. She averaged 12 points and six rebounds and had season single-game highs of 29 points, 10 rebounds and five steals.
Tae’lor earned numerous degrees from Regis University, including a bachelor of science in biology, a bachelor of arts in Spanish and a master of science in health care administration.
Tae’lor is married to Lance Korell, current men’s basketball assistant coach at Concordia University.