Tyler Stephen has been at the Racquet Club since 2008 and is certified as a USPTA Elite Professional and USTA High Performance Coach. He has presented at USPTA Midwest Conferences and participates in High Performance continuing education.
In his time at the Racquet Club he has developed students who have competed at the Midwest Closed, finished JTT Advanced National Runner Up, represented the Midwest Team at USTA Zonals, participated in the OHSAA State Tournament, and been named members of the OHSAA All-Ohio Team. He wants his students to compete daily and encourages multi sport athletes at a young age to help supplement their athletic skills.
Tyler is also the current Men’s and Women’s Head Coach at Otterbein University. In just 4 years at the helm, his teams have won over 120 matches and have produced 19 All-Conference athletes. In 2019, the men’s team had their best start in program history at 14-1.
Before the college ranks, Tyler enjoyed success at the high school level coaching both the girls and boys at Dublin Jerome High School. The girls won 4 state team championships in his 5 years with the program and amassed an overall record of 105-3. He was named USPTA Midwest Coach of the Year and OTCA State Coach of the Year for his efforts. He has also coached the Midwest Zonals team in Oklahoma City and Kalamazoo (Silver Medalists 2015) and the Columbus area team for the Ohio Valley Cup (Champions 2011-2019).
Tyler graduated from Otterbein in 2008 with a B.A. in Business Administration. He was a 4 time All-Conference player competing at first singles in addition to being a 3 time Academic All-Conference selection.
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