Paige takes on the full-time role following a two-year run as assistant coach at ODAC rival Bridgewater College. She mentored seven All-ODAC honorees in her two seasons on the BC staff and also served as interim head coach during the summer of 2017.
The Charlottesville native played collegiately as a goalkeeper for perennial DIII power Mary Washington from 2011-2015. During her time at the CAC school, Paige set a league record for save percentage in a game in a shutout over Frostburg State University.
Following her graduation, Paige served as the head coach of the San Marcos (California) High School girl's team while also serving as the goalkeeper coach for UC Santa Barbara.
"I have known Taylor for a couple of years and when the opening on staff came up, she was one of the first people that came to mind," Lutz said.
"During the interview process, she stood out as an excellent candidate who is going to help us take our program to the next level in the ODAC.
"I look forward to working with her and have her mentor our student-athletes."
Shenandoah is coming off of a 12-win season that saw SU make its fourth ODAC Tournament semi-finals appearance in six seasons of league play.
"I want to thank Lindsey and the rest of the committee for this opportunity," Paige said. "I have been impressed with the program and what Lindsey has been able to accomplish in the league. I look forward to helping us enjoy even more success."
With the Hornets, Paige will be involved in all aspects of the program including practice and game management, on- and off-campus recruiting, academic mentoring and community service initiatives.
She begins her full-time duties immediately.