Taylor Charles
Taylor  Charles


Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Aaron Academy





Alabama Swimming and Diving Opens Season with Delta State Sweep

In the first swimming and diving meet of the 2015-16 collegiate season, Alabama's men beat DSU, 213-49, while the Crimson Tide women won 219-42


Swimming and Diving Earns 2015 CSCAA Scholastic Honors

The Crimson Tide men and women both posted team grade point averages over 3.0 while 21 swimmers and divers earned Scholar All-America honors for the 2014-15 season


66 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

The Tide's total includes 24 women's swimmers and divers, 19 men's swimmers and divers, 12 gymnasts, six women's basketball players and four men's basketball players


Swimming and Diving Continues to Set Records on Day Three of SEC Championships


Alabama Swimming and Diving Enjoys Record-Breaking Day Two at H2Okie Invitational

Junior Emma Saunders bettered her own 200 freestyle school record in Blacksburg

Alabama Highlights:
2015 - Sophomore:
Posted Alabama’s top 400 individual medley and 200 butterfly times of the season at the SEC Championships with a career-best marks of 3:50.16 and 1:46.07, respectively … swam a career-best 1:48.70 in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships … ranked third in 400 individual medley, eighth in the 200 butterfly and ninth in the 200 individual medley all time at Alabama … scored at the SEC Championships in the 200 butterfly, taking 21st, and in the 400 individual medley, taking 24th … also competed in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American… earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) for the spring semester … carries a 3.582 cumulative GPA into his junior year.

2014 - Freshman:
Competed in the butterfly and individual medley events during the regular season … earned a place on the SEC Academic Honor Roll … earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better grade point average) for the fall semester.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Dawn Van Reychghem and the Middle Tennessee Home Education Association as well as John Morse, Doug Wharam, Bryan Welter, and Charlie Hodgson at Nashville Aquatic Club … MTHSSA All Regional Team … 2009 All-American consideration medley relay … 2013 200 Individual Medley All-American … 2010 Nick Nevid Award recipient … 2012 Most Improved Award … 2013 Tracy Caulkins Award recipient … 2012 Olympic Trial Qualifier with a 77th place finish in the 400 individual medley … 2012 Junior Nationals placed 19th in the 200 individual medley, ninth in the 400 individual medley, and fourth in the 200 butterfly … 2013 National Select Camp athlete … US Open qualified in the 200 and 400 individual medley, and placed 22nd in the 200 butterfly … National Society of High School Scholars … Eta Sigma Alpha National Homeschool Honor Society … Academic All-American.

Personal Information:
Full name: David Taylor Charles … son of Mary Jane and Steve Charles … brother, Casey … chemistry major … born May 21, 1995.

Top Times:
200 butterfly 1:46.07
200 individual medley 1:48.70
400 individual medley 3:50.16
100 backstroke 50.41

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