Emily Tyner
    Emily Tyner

    Assistant Coach

    Tyner joins the Friars after spending last season as the head coach at Saint Joseph's College (Indiana). Tyner has five years of professional playing experience in addition to five years of coaching experience.

    Prior to Saint Joseph's College,Tyner spent two years as the head coach of St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, Mo. She began the varsity women's soccer program at St. Charles Communnity College and built the program into a NJCAA Regional Championship team. Tyner helped St. Charles to its first ever District tournament. For her efforts,Tyner was named Region 16 Coach of the Year in 2010. She produced nine All-Region players in addition to nine All-Conference players.

    Prior to her time at St. Charles Community College,Tyner was an assistant coach for Shorter College in Rome, Ga. (2006-07). Tyner helped the Lady Hawks to a 15-19-2 mark and back-to-back appearances in the Southern States Athletic Conference Tournament.

    After an accomplished collegiate career in goal,Tyner played five years of professional soccer with teams in both England and Canada. In the fall of 2003 Tyner was a member of the Blackburn Rovers Ladies FC in Lancashire, England who obtained the Northern Combination League Champions Title with an undefeated season (22-0). They won the Lancashire County Cup and went to the fourth round of Football Association Cup.

    Tyner earned an associate's degree in science from Chattanooga State Technological Community College before graduating from Tennessee Technological University with a bachelor's degree in business administration (2001). In 2007, Tyner earned a masters degree in leadership from Shorter University in Rome, Ga.