Tyler grew up in Prince George, British Columbia, and played his youth hockey in Canada. He continued on to play four years of junior hockey there and another in Manitoba. After juniors, he enrolled at Bemidji State University, playing all four years and participating in two NCAA tournaments. Tyler helped Bemidji State to the Frozen Four in his senior year before graduating in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in business.
After graduation, Tyler started his professional career in Europe, with stops in Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the U.K.
Tyler has worked with many kids in many settings to help develop their skills. He is excited about the opportunity to work with our kids to develop, on and off the ice, and to help them improve and move on to great things in life and the game of hockey.