Tyler Schlegel enters his first season as associate head coach on the Bridgewater College men's basketball staff.
Schlegel began his coaching career with stops at the University of Mary Washington and St. Mary's College of Maryland, both strong Division III programs.
In his first season of college coaching, the 2013-14 season, he helped lead Mary Washington to the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) championship. The team finished with a 25-6 record, the best mark in program history, and a trip to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Division III National Tournament.
Schlegel moved to St. Mary's where he helped lead the Seahawks to the CAC regular-season title and a 20-5 record in 2014-15.
He then took a position in the Division I ranks as the director of basketball operations and recruiting coordinator at the University of Maine. After one season in that position, Schlegel was promoted to assistant coach.
Schlegel earned his bachelor's degree in environmental studies from Rowan University in 2011. He earned a master's in sports management from California University of Pennsylvania in 2015.