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ASSISTANT COACH TYLER GOLSTEYN

Tyler Golsteyn was named an assistant coach for the East Carolina volleyball program in March of 2019.

Golsteyn spent the 2018 as a volunteer assistant coach at Purdue University, assisting in all aspects of individual and team training. He also helped mentor Sherridan Atkinson and Blake Mohler to American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-American accolades, Big Ten all-conference honors and AVCA All-Northeast Region recognition.

Golsteyn joined the Purdue staff after assisting North Dakota State to a 52-39 overall record and a 30-16 record in the Summit League over three seasons. Prior to his time with the Bison, he was a four-time Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association All-Academic selection as a setter and libero at IPFW.

In addition to his collegiate coaching experience, Golsteyn has also worked extensively at the club and high school level including stints at Fort Wayne's Bishop Luers High School, Impact VBC, Pineapple Sport One Volleyball Club, N3, and Alliance Volleyball Club

In terms of club volleyball, Polite also spent time in 2013 coaching for the then newly-formed club Indiana Elite VBC - leading both the 18 Elite and 14 Elite squads. He has also coached at COA (18s team in 2012, 18s and 14s teams in 2011, 16s team in 2010) and Dunes. Polite was the founder of the Indiana State men's club volleyball team, running the club's operations for three years, and has worked elite and team summer camps at Notre Dame, Purdue and Illinois

A 2012 graduate of Indiana State University, Polite was a two-year member of the Sycamores' track and field team. A three-sport athlete at Washington Township H.S., he was two-time conference MVP and a three-time All-Conference honoree on the volleyball court, leading his team to a perfect 21-0 record as a senior.