Coach Slick is entering his second season as an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at NDSCS. He helped guide the Wildcats to a 26-6 season in 2018-19, including the regular season Mon-Dak Championship and Region XIII runner-up finish.
Prior to his time at NDSCS, Tyler spent one season as an Assistant Coach at Minnesota State University - Mankato in Mankato, MN. In the 2017-2018 season the Mavericks finished 24-10 and reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division II National Tournament. At Mankato his primary duties included opponent scouting reports, recruiting, film breakdown, academic monitoring and skill development.
Before his time at Minnesota State University - Mankato, Tyler was at Minneapolis North High School, located in Minneapolis, MN. During the 2016-2017 year, the Polars went on to win the Class A State Championship by going 32-2 overall.
Tyler has made previous stops at Bethany Lutheran College which is a NCAA Division III school located in Mankato, MN. As well as coaching at Janesville Waldorf Pemberton High School in Southern MN, where his coaching career started.
In the summer Tyler spends time coaching the D1 Minnesota Rise AAU Program in Mankato, MN, as well as working with Ganon Baker and his NBA Pre-Draft workouts in FL. While coaching the Rise, he works with the 17U group and has done so over the last three seasons. Tyler has also worked with the MN Heat and MN Fury, two other AAU programs in the Minneapolis area.
Slick, a Prior Lake, MN native, graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato in 2015 with a Bachelors Degree in Sport Management and earned his Masters Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota in 2017.