Coach Tyler developed a love for the game of basketball while watching the 90’s Knicks as a child living in the Bronx. He was a 3 year varsity starter at Morris Knolls High School. As a junior and senior he was an all conference player at Morris Knolls High School. Both years he lead the team in points, assists, and steals while leading Knolls to its first state playoff game in over 10 years. His senior year he was selected to play in the Morris-Sussex All Star Showcase.
He also played AAU for the New Jersey Panthers in tournaments such as Zoo Crew, Gym Ratz Challenge, Rumble in the Bronx, Hoop Group, and Nationals in Orlando, FL. After qualifying for Nationals as one of the better teams in New Jersey. The Panthers finished in 10th place out of 150 teams for the Division II title. Competing in tournaments with the likes of Kyrie Irving, Shabazz Napier, and Jared Sullinger. He has played against numerous NBA Players and professional players overseas.
Coach Tyler played collegiately at New England College before graduating from Rutgers University with a degree in Sports Management.
After graduating college, he was an Assistant Boys Varsity Coach at Morris Knolls High School, helping the team run practices, scout opponents, and leading in skill development training. He has trained numerous current and former collegiate players at the following universities: Fairleigh Dickinson, Marist, The College of New Jersey, Ithaca, John Hopkins, and Drew University.
He has spent the past two years as the Girl’s Varsity Basketball Coach At Kushner Academy.