Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

  • Tyler Young Tyler Young

Young, Tyler

  • Title: Outdoor Leadership Program Coordinator
  • Phone: (614) 292-7508
  • Email:

Education: Bachelor of Science, University of Florida; Master of Education - higher ed leadership, University of North Florida; PhD - developmental psychology - long-term goal here at The Ohio State University!

Professional Certifications: Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification; First Aid

Professional Experience: 1.5 years, Sorority & Fraternity Life coordinator - The Ohio State University; 7 years, Fraternity & Sorority Life assistant director - University of North Florida; 1 year, Study Abroad coordinator - University of North Florida; 2 years, AutoPics Magazine co-owner - Jacksonville, FL; 2 years, account executive - Florida Times Union; 1 year, account executive - The Verdin Company

Job Responsibilities: Develop and administer ground-based leadership initiatives for student organizations; manage the OAC campus outreach and marketing program; collaborate with academic units, residence halls, international affairs, Greek organizations, and others to develop leadership programs and trips; recruit, train, and supervise facilitators and instructors; host training sessions to teach outdoor skills and facilitate positive group interaction; develop programs linked to campus focus on men's initiatives; develop and administer international servant leadership trips; teach leadership classes linked to outdoor leadership principles with other Rec Sports colleagues; assist in the administration and development of outdoor adventure activities ranging from half-day to week-long trips; mentor trip leaders along with other Rec Sports colleagues; and collect data through benchmarking and assessments to keep outdoor leadership programs on the cutting-edge.

Time at Ohio State: Since January 2011

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH