While at Albion High School, Tyler competed in football, basketball and baseball for four years and was captain for all three sports his senior year. Tyler caught the running bug during his senior year as he competed in both baseball and track at the same time. On the track, Tyler earned All-State honors in the 3200m relay and was a part of the track and field state championship team. Tyler graduated from University of Michigan in 2015 with a degree in psychology with a business concentration. Since high school Tyler has been training on his own and now is looking forward to having guidance with his training as one of his goals is to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Tyler currently resides in Arkansas and works with a marketing firm.