Ave Maria University

Ave Maria University Athletics
5050 Ave Maria Blvd. Ave Maria, FL 34142
NAIA Florida Southeast
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Emily Tyner

Emily Tyner enters her second season at Ave Maria University and her first as head women's soccer coach for the Lady Gyrenes. She was named head coach in Spring 2016. She joined the AMU staff as an assistant coach in Summer 2015 from Providence College where she was an assistant coach during the 2013 season.

Before her time at Providence she was the head coach at Saint Joseph's College (Indiana). 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.

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