Weight: 132 lbs.
Hometown: Woodland Hills, Calif.
Current Coach: Joseph Salim
Current TKD Dojang: Salim Taekwondo
Year Started Taekwondo: 2002
Favorite Food/Drink: Pasta, Japanese food, Korean BBQ and tacos
Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant
Favorite Taekwondo Athletes: Joseph and Gergely Salim
Favorite Movies: "Get Out" and "21 Jump Street"
Favorite Music: Enjoys listening to hip-hop, rap, R&B and electronic music
Biggest Inspiration: His parents
Favorite TV Shows: "The Walking Dead", "Hawaii 5-0", and "Wild n' Out"
Favorite Quote: "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.'" -John Wooden
Proudest Moment in Taekwondo: Making the 2017 Senior National Team
Did You Know?: The reason Tyler joined taekwondo back in 2002 is because he wanted to be a Power Ranger...he enjoys photography and whenever he is not training he is most likely out with his friends taking photos...his great-grandfather competed in judo at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2017 U.S. Senior National Team Member (Fly -58kg)
2017 U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Fly - 58kg): 1st
2016 USAT Senior National Championships (Fly): Silver
2016 National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships (Fly): Gold
2016 WTF Presidents Cup (Fly): Quarterfinals
2015 USAT Senior National Championships (Fly): Bronze
2015 Pan Am University Championships (Fly): Silver
2014 USAT Junior National Championships (Feather): Bronze
2014 USAT Junior World Team Trials: 3rd
2014 USAT Senior National Championships (Fin): Quarterfinals
2009 USAT Junior Olympics - Black Belt (Fin): Silver
2008 USAT Junior Olympics - Black Belt (Fin): Silver
2007 USAT Junior Olympics - Black Belt (Fin): Gold
2006 USAT Junior Olympics - Black Belt (Fin) - Gold
last updated 3/27/2017