Tyler Theising is a name well known in the East Central area as Tyler graduated from there in 2009. While there he played basketball and baseball all 4 years. After graduation, he went to Northern Kentucky University to become a teacher and coach.
Coach Theising is in his first year as a varsity basketball coach, but he has several years of experience behind him. He was a JV coach and a varsity assistant coach at Shelbyville before moving to Milan where he logged 4 years of experience coaching 9th grade, and junior varsity. He became the varsity assistant coach for East Central, a position he held for one year.
The varsity job at South Ripley was offered to Coach Theising, and he is in his first year there. At South Ripley he is a teacher by day in the social studies department teaching U.S. History, Geography, and History of the World.
The new varsity coach is married to Kayla and they have 2 young children–a 2-year old boy and a 5-month old girl.