Name: Tyler Bennett
Sport: Soccer
Discipline(s): 7 A Side Soccer
Position: Midfielder
Classification: FT7
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
DOB: 6/27/1992
Birthplace: Wadsworth, Ohio
Hometown: Wadsworth, Ohio
High School: Wadsworth High School (Wadsworth, Ohio) ’11
College: University of Akron ’17, Exercise Science
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2012, 2016)
  • London 2012 Paralympic Games, group stage
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 7th
  • Years of Participation: 2015
  • Top Finish: 7th – 2015
Personal: A native of Ohio, Bennett first competed for the United States in 2011 as part of the Copa America Cup team. He continued his journey for Team USA again at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and was part of the American team at the 2014 Copa America Cup and the Burton 2015 CPISRA World Championships....Son of Doug and Lori Bennett…Has one sister, Jordan…Hobbies include playing FIFA, fishing, soccer, basketball, paintballing, working out, coaching, kayaking, writing, listening to music, reading, fishing, shooting, camping, rock climbing, traveling and bike riding with friends…Member of Dick’s Sporting Good Contenders Team and is an apparel sales associate.