Tyler Scott enters his first year as the Sports Information Director at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Scott has over eight years of Sports Information experience working at various schools at the NAIA level. He comes to KCKCC from the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kan. where he spent the last three and a half years covering 22 sports, including the volleyball team who made their first ever NAIA National Tournament appearance in 2019, as well as the nationally-recognized cross country and track and field teams who made the National Championships every year during his time. He also created the first ever Athletics Instagram account, which gained over 1,200 followers.
Prior to Saint Mary, he was the Associate Sports Information Director at Lyon College in Batesville, Ark. for three years where he provided media coverage for several of the school's athletic teams. He also managed media relations duties at several NAIA National Tournament sites including Billings, Mont. for the women's basketball team, and Hattiesburg, Miss., for the baseball team. He also earned two NAIA-SIDA awards: a seventh-place finish in the 2016 NAIA-SIDA Social Media Contest for Most Facebook Page Likes Gained, and a ninth-place finish in the 2018 Dr. Jack Bell Writing Contest Feature story category.
Scott spent the 2014-15 academic year as a sports information intern at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Ky.
While there, he helped provide coverage for multiple programs that saw postseason success, including the women's soccer team winning their fourth national title, the softball team finishing as the national runner-up, a third-place finish by the wrestling team, the first-ever postseason appearance by the football team and the first-ever World Series appearance by the baseball team. He also helped provide coverage for several Mid-South Conference and NAIA National Tournament Opening Rounds.
He has also spent time at Baker University, Avila University and the NAIA National Office in Kansas City, Mo.
Scott received a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Kansas State University in May 2012.