Tyler Carpenter joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Athletics staff as head strength and conditioning coach in August 2017.
Carpenter came to Pitt following a four-year stint at The Ohio State University where he served as assistant strength and conditioning coach. He had primary responsibilities overseeing the training of men’s and women’s soccer, women’s track and field and women’s ice hockey as well as assisting with the training of 12 other teams. During his stint at Ohio State, Carpenter was a part of two Big Ten Championships and trained several All-Americans and three National Team players.
Before Ohio State, Carpenter was a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach for the University of Tennessee Lady Vols, responsible for the training of women’s soccer and assisting all other Lady Vol teams. He was promoted to that role following a 15-week internship. During his time as a GA he received his master of science degree in kinesiology with a concentration in sport psychology and motor behavior.
Prior to his time in Knoxville, Carpenter was a student manager and strength and conditioning intern for the Ohio State football team from 2006-11, working primarily with the defensive backs. He was a part of five Big Ten Championship seasons as well as five BCS Bowl Game appearances. While at Ohio State he obtained a bachelor of science in business administration with a focus in human resources from the Fisher College of Business.
Carpenter resides in Mars, Pa.