Team Evolution – Tyler Ackerman, B.S., CSCS, USAW-1, AOLC

Tyler Ackerman is the Director of Human Performance at Evolution Sports. He received his B.S. degree in Kinesiology from Penn State in 2012. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), aUSAW Level 1 Olympic weightlifting coach, and an Advanced Olympic Lifting Coach (AOLC) through Totten Training Systems. Since graduating college Tyler has worked within a variety of settings with athletes from all sports throughout Maryland and Pennsylvania. Tyler is a competitive weightlifter in the 94kg weight class and has been coaching a wide variety of athletes for over 7 years. He is currently pursuing his USAW-L2 coaching certification along with his Tactical Strength and Conditioning certification through the NSCA

As a former varsity athlete in football, and track he has a personal appreciation for how important proper coaching and conscientious training methodology is necessary to excel. His training approach stresses building a strong foundation first through using correct technique, movement patterns and programming, which will set the athlete up for success now and in the future. He has a deep passion for working with anyone who wants to take their fitness and performance to the next level, no matter what the activity or sport. Furthermore, Tyler will be spearheading the Long Term Athletic Development Program, Sports Specific Injury Prevention Programs, and Evolution Sports’ Barbell Club.

In his free time he stays active by by enjoying the great outdoors including hunting, fishing, canoeing and backpacking.