Tyler King is an assistant baseball and pitching coach at Southern Virginia University.
King, a native of San Ramon, California, played three seasons with the Knights from 2012-14. He transferred to Southern Virginia in the spring of 2012 from Cal-State-East Bay after serving a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Santiago, Chile.
He joined the program as a pitcher and ended his senior season with the fourth best batting average on the team. King recorded three shutouts during his time as a Knight and helped his team to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series two years in a row.
King was the first Southern Virginia baseball player selected to play with the Rockbridge Rapids during the summer of 2013.
As a scholar-athlete, King made the Provost’s list five times and the President’s list twice, receiving USCAA All-Academic honors after the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons. King was also named to the 2013-14 CAC All-Academic team and VaSID Academic All-State.
He is currently majoring in liberal arts at Southern Virginia.