Tyler Benson
Tyler Benson

Position:
Video Coordinator

Experience:
First Season

Alma Mater:
St. Bonaventure, 2009


Overall
• In his second season at the NCAA Division I level
• Had prior NCAA Division I stint at Ole Miss in 2013-14
• Also coached at NCAA Division II West Virginia Wesleyan in 2009-10
• Spent three seasons (2010-13) coaching at St. John's Northwestern Military Academy

Responsibilities
• Oversees the basketball video department, including the Tigers' newly-redesigned, high-tech video room in the Larry Finch Center
• Breaks down tape that assists the coaching staff in its scouting
• Updates the program's video/computer equipment

Memphis Video Coordinator (2014-Present)
• Joins the Tigers staff after an incredible first five seasons under head coach Josh Pastner
• Memphis posted a 130-44 overall record (.747 winning percentage) from 2009-14
• Tigers won 20 or more games all five seasons, including 31 in 2012-13
• Memphis played in five-straight postseasons (2010 NIT; 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 NCAA)
• Tigers won two-straight conference regular-season titles (2011-12, 2012-13) and three-consecutive conference tournament crowns (2011, 2012, 2013)

Ole Miss Graduate Manager (2013-14)
• Assisted the coaching staff with practice and scout team
• Oversaw the undergraduate student assistants
• Assisted the video coordinator with breaking down film and drafting scouting reports
• Member of the Rebels staff that led the team to a 19-14 overall record and a 9-9 Southeastern Conference mark
• Two Rebels earned SEC postseason honors

St. John's Northwestern Military Academy Assistant Coach (2010-13)
• Worked in all aspects in the creation and development of the school's first post-graduate program
• In three seasons, the Lancers compiled a 38-34 record
• Best season was in 2010-11 when the Lancers posted a 20-4 overall record and 15-1 conference mark
• Helped recruit and coach 31 players that earned college scholarships

West Virginia Wesleyan Assistant Coach (2009-10)
• Served in several areas for the Bobcats program, including strength and conditioning and monitoring student-athletes' academic progress
• Bobcats posted an 8-21 overall record
• Coached Justin Caldwell to a position on the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) All-Tournament Team and the league's Galperin Award, given to the conference's top scorer

Personal
• Morgantown, W.Va., native
• Graduated from St. Bonaventure in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in business administration/management sciences
• Four-year letterwinner for the Bonnies from 2006-09
• Earned the Bonnies Scholar-Athlete Award in 2006
• Served as the Bonnies team captain his senior season (2008-09)

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