Tyler was born in Baltimore, Maryland and when was 10, his family moved to Oahu, Hawai'i.
He moved to Kona in 1999 where he lives today with his wife Nani and his 3 children. He started coaching in 2010 because he wanted to spend time with his children and to give back to our community.
Tyler is a Cultural Resource Program Manager for the National Park Service.
Tyler's wife is a virtual gourmet cook and his favorite food is her homemade Hawaiian food. Although Tyler enjoys professional soccer teams from Seattle and Spain, his favorite soccer teams who's players are his family or friends. Its the personal connection with the players that makes it fun to watch!