A three-year letterman in football, as well as two in basketball and one in baseball, Tyler was a standout quarterback, and free safety for the Indians, helping lead them to the playoffs in his sophomore, junior and senior season including runner-up in the Division II State Championship his junior year. Tyler was honored as an All-Conference selection in his senior season. Tyler went on to become a three-year letterman at Defiance college where he was a standout linebacker. Tyler went on to join the Piqua coaching staff in 2007 and later took a position with Adrian College. He is now in his fourth year as the head coach for the Urbana University Blue Knights.