Meg Taylor is the executive director of Capitol Squash, a youth development program whose mission is to empower the youth of Hartford to reach their potential as athletes, students, and engaged citizens of character. Based out of Trinity College, Capitol Squash strives to provide students with life-changing opportunities through the sport of squash, intensive educational support, mentoring, and community service activities. Guided by an “inch wide, mile deep” philosophy, students join Capitol Squash in middle school with the long-term goal of four-year college placement.
A native of the Hartford area, Meg learned how to play squash on the Trinity courts before going to Vassar College, where she captained the women’s squash team. After graduation, Meg joined Teach For America and taught special education at an elementary school in Washington, DC. While teaching, she coached the girls’ soccer team and received a Master of Education with a concentration in Special Education from George Mason University.