Tyler Coffing will be joining the Michigan State swimming and diving program as an assistant swim coach. His duties include helping to coach the IM and stroke groups, distance freestylers as well as the sprint groups. He will also be heavily involved with the behind the scenes aspects of recruiting and operations.
Coffing spent the 2016-17 season with the Delaware Swim Team, which is a USA silver medal club team and USA level one club team. While with DST, he worked with all ages of swimmers ranging from 5-19. In his final months there he worked primarily with the Senior National Group on stroke development, technique and conditioning.
Simultaneously, Coffing was the head men’s swim coach at Conrad Schools of Science High School. He worked with the women’s team as well. Under his reign, the men’s team placed third in the state and first in the conference while the women placed fifth in the state. Coffing was also voted Conference Coach of the Year.
Coffing graduated from the University of Delaware in 2017 with a degree in Health Behavior Science and a minor in Coaching Science. During his undergraduate years he worked in the football department for the Blue Hens helping with offense operations, all practices, recruiting and game day operations.