Tyler Haines enters his first season as defensive coordinator, inside linebackers coach and co-special teams coordinator at Baldwin Wallace University in 2020.
Haines comes to Berea after serving the last five years as the head coach, quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator at NCAA Division II Urbana University, which closed its doors in the spring of 2020. During his time, he was the third-longest tenured coach in program history, Haines held an overall career record of 22-33 and a Mountain East Conference mark of 18-22, which made him the second-winningest head coach in 35 years of Blue Knight football.
Prior to Urbana, Haines was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at NCAA Division II Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) from 2013-14. He helped IUP to 15 wins, including a 9-2 mark and No. 24 national ranking during the 2013 campaign.
Before IUP, Haines was the offensive coordinator, linebackers and special teams coach at Adrian (Mich.) College from 2008-13.
He began his coaching career at his alma mater Piqua High School as a defensive backs and wide receivers coach.
Haines earned a Bachelor of Science in integrated social studies and secondary education from Defiance College in 2006 . As a player, he was a three-year letterwinner and two-time first-team All-Heartland Conference linebacker. Haines recorded 143 tackles, 39 tackles-for-loss, 9.5 sacks and four interceptions. He was a three-time Dean’s List student, a 2006 preseason All-American, an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District selection, an All-North Region selection and was a semi-finalist for the Draddy Trophy, an award known as the "Academic Heisman".
He and his wife Logan have three daughters.
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