Tyler Gillum, Head Coach

Tyler Gillum currently serves as the infield and third base coach at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, AZ, where he also assists with hitting, strength training, and recruiting. In addition, he is the school’s Health and Wellness program coordinator. He has been with the school for seven years.

Gillum graduated from Latta High School in Oklahoma in 2005, where he was a member of 4 state championship teams. He then spent two years at Seminole State Junior College. He finished his playing career at East Central University earning a degree in Kinesiology (Teacher’s Certification) and a Master’s in Education with an emphasis in Sports Administration.  He began his coaching career at his alma mater as the recruiting coordinator, hitting, and infield coach.

This will be Gillum’s first summer with the Coastal Plain League. He began working in summer collegiate baseball in 2012 with the Shore Eagles of the Myrtle Beach Summer Collegiate Baseball League. He spent three summers as an assistant coach for the Brazos Valley Bombers in the Texas Collegiate League. During this time, the Bombers won three TCL titles and had an overall record of 138-31.

He spent this past summer with the prestigious Cape Cod League, as an assistant coach to the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. He is excited to move on to the Coastal Plain League and the Bananas organization.

Gillum can be reached at (602)370-7649 or tyler.gillum@southmountaincc.edu