Tyler graduated from Mayde Creek High School in Katy Texas. He went on to play two years at San Jacinto Jr. college from 2009-2011. After 2 years of Jr. college Ty made the decision to play at the University of Arkansas for his Jr and Sr year. Tyler got drafted after his sr season to the Seattle Mariners. During his playing career Tyler was named an all American and in the top 100 prospects of NJCAA his soph year at San Jac. Tyler was able to help both his college teams make it to the NJCAA and NCAA college World Series. Before going to to play pro ball Tyler managed a 0.00 ERA his SR. Year at Arkansas.
Tyler has a son named Whitten with his wife Tyler. Tyler loves working to help young pitchers understand the mechanical and mental aspect of the game.