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Tyler Scudder, the former director of player personnel at Western Michigan, is in his second season as linebackers coach for the Dukes and his first season as Co-Defensive Coordinator.
Prior to accepting the position at Western Michigan, Scudder spent three seasons at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. While at IUP, he served as cornerbacks coach as well as the assistant recruiting coordinator. During his first season at IUP he worked as an assistant with both the linebackers and special teams. In 2012, he worked with an IUP defense that ranked first nationally in both scoring and total defense.
At WMU, Scudder helped assemble a 2014 recruiting class that was ranked as the best in Mid-American Conference history by Rivals.com. Recruiting sites 247Sports.com and Scout.com also listed the Western Michigan class as the best in the MAC.
Scudder began his college coaching career at Plymouth State in 2009 where he was the wide receivers coach and special teams assistant. He began his coaching career as the co-special teams coordinator at Morgantown High School while he was attending West Virginia University.
He completed his degree in public relations from WVU in 2009.
Scudder married the former Ashley Tempel last summer.