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Former athlete and current Level 3 International Weightlifting Coach, stepped down as USA Weightlifting’s Coaching Education Director in 2012. Served as the Resident Coach for weightlifting at the US Olympic Education Center at Northern Michigan University in Marquette from 2007 to 2012. 

Former Resident Athlete at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs; won a Bronze medal at the 1998 NACACI Championships; placed 5th at the 2001 Pan Am Championships and was 2002 Pan Am Championship Team Captain. Tysz advanced through USA Weightlifting’s Mentor/Apprentice Coach Program in Colorado Springs from 2002-2003. He went on to coach at a USAW Community Olympic Development Program in Crown Point, Indiana from 2004 to 2007 and served briefly as USAW’s Coaching Coordinator before taking on the coaching assignment at NMU.

He graduated from University of South Florida with a bachelor’s of science degree in Secondary Physical Education in 1992 and received his Master’s degree in Sports Administration from Valparaiso University in 2007. Tysz grew up in New Port Richey, Florida and is a former football player and javelin champion. He enjoys philately, cycling and weightlifting in his free time.

CREDENTIALS:

2008 Quebec Junior Championships Women’s Coach
2009 Quebec Junior Championships Men’s & Women’s Coach
2009 Criollo Cup Men’s Coach
2011 World University Games Men’s & Women’s Coach
2013 Pan American Championships Women’s Coach

ATHLETES MENTORED:

Allie Henry, 2013 World Championships, 2x Pan American Championships (2013, 2014), Silver Medal.
Mat Fraser, Silver Medalist 2014 CrossFit Games.
Multiple Medalists at Youth, Junior and Senior Championships and International competitors at the Junior and Senior level.