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Tyler Whitcomb - West Michigan Aviation Academy Boys' Head Varsity Basketball Coach - Episode 217
Episode 21711th November 2019 • Hoop Heads • Hoop Heads Podcast Network
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Tyler Whitcomb is currently the Boys’ Head Varsity Basketball Coach at West Michigan Aviation Academy. He started off his coaching career at the age of 19 as a student assistant basketball coach at Kalamazoo Valley Community College which lead to Tyler becoming an assistant coach on some very good college teams under a Hall of Fame Coach. During that time, he helped with and ran basketball camps all over the nation. In one summer, Coach Whitcomb worked 12 different basketball camps including Five Star, Reebok’s Bobby Hurley camp, McCracken Camp, Bradley University, KVCC, Shooting camps, Grand Valley State, Camp of Champions, and Calvin.

Tyler continued to work camps and climb the ladder to one day being a Head Varsity Basketball Coach. Whitcomb was a professional basketball owner of the Grand Rapids Flight and later the Holland Blast of the International Basketball League. In 2006, Tyler won the Executive of the Year when both teams made it to the IBL final four out of 29 teams. He also began his career as a scout with multiple pro leagues that same year. Whitcomb broke down film for Synergy Sports Technology doing NBA, College, and International games while running pro exposure camps and youth camps in West Michigan. In 2012 Tyler was back in the high school ranks at Tri Unity Christian as the Varsity Girls Basketball Coach with a stint at Grandville before ending up at West Michigan Aviation Academy.

Coach Whitcomb is the creator of the Elevation Offense and has an excellent menu of coaching videos that he has produced for CoachTube.com

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Email - twhitcomb@westmichiganaviation.org

Twitter - @michigan_men

Website - https://coachtube.com/users/tylerwhitcomb

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